Cold water first brought the Rock Creek Hatchery fish truck there 52 years ago to stock rainbow trout, and Lake Ogallala became renowned for its fast-growing, feisty rainbows.
Fishing is not just ... Year Round Fishing
Lake Ogallala's modern campground is a pay-for-use area, but has all the conveniences electricity, modern restrooms, hot showers and fire grates. Its 82 camper pads are nestled among mature cottonwoods in a serene lakeside setting.
Some years more than a hundred bald eagles gather in trees overlooking the spillway from Kingsley Hydroelectric plant. The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District maintains a heated, public viewing area where eagles, coyotes and an occasional fox can be seen close at hand.