Nebraska Recreation

  • Northridge Golf and Country Club

    Northridge Golf and Country Club

    Built in1996 amid rolling hills bordering the Missouri River valley, Northridge boasts a 9-hole, par 36

  • Pelican Point State Recreation Area

    Pelican Point State Recreation Area

    Pelican Point is a 36 acre tract of land adjacent to the Missouri River. The park offers the only public boat ramp access to the river in the area. The minimum fee campground has 24

  • Summit Lake State Recreation Area

    Summit Lake State Recreation Area

    Summit is a 190-acre lake with 345 acres of land. While not the jewel it once was, Summit Lake has a sparkling future. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission began draining the 190

  • Hartington Golf Course

    Hartington Golf Course

    The Hartington Golf Course, one of the premier golf courses in Northeast Nebraska, is located west of Highway 15 on Felber Street. The 9

  • Felber Park

    Felber Park

    This beautiful facility features a baseball and football field, municipal swimming pool (handicap accessible)

  • Cedar County Fairgrounds and Raceway

    The Cedar County Fairgrounds are located on the eastern edge of Hartington. At the Fairgrounds

  • City Recreation

    Excellent Hunting

    The Hartington area also provides exceptional pheasant habitat, making Cedar County one of the premier pheasant hunting

  • Gavin's Point Dam

    Gavin's Point Dam

    Gavin's Point Dam, part of the 1944

  • Indian Trails Golf Course

    Indian Trails Golf Course

    Indian Trails' 18-hole regulation golf course is one of the most beautiful courses in Nebraska. Open to the public with memberships available. Cart Rentals Available.

    Open every day, March 1

  • Southridge Golf Club and Dome

    Southridge Golf Club and Dome

    South Ridge Golf Club and Dome is a landmark in the Siouxland area. Built in the late nineteen

  • Argosy's Belle of Sioux City Casino

    Argosy's Belle of Sioux City Casino

    Sioux City's riverboat casino features 12,000 sq. ft. on three decks with over 400

  • Scenic Park Aquaplex

    A unique water slide is a feature attraction at the Scenic Park Aquaplex in South Sioux City's Scenic Park. The 109'-long, figure-eight water slide is the only one of its kind in the area.

  • Camping and RV Parks

    Scenic Park Campground - Open Year Round - 53 RV pads, tennis area, 50

  • Highland Oaks Golf Course

    Highland Oaks Golf Course

    Highland Oaks Golf Course lying along the Missouri River's spectacular bluffs, combines a distinctive design with the Ponca State Park'

  • Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

    Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

    The Fremont Lakes State Recreation area just west of Fremont draws nearly a million visitors a year. The 700-acre site has 20

  • City Parks

    Barnard Park - Picnic tables, playground, restrooms. Clarkson Street and Military Avenue

    Buch Park

  • Golf

    Valley View Golf Course - Clubhouse, range, carts. 1126 Country Road X (402) 721-7772

    Whitetail Run Golf Course

  • Hunting

    Tailfeathers, Inc. Hunting Preserve

  • Sporting Clays


    Clay shooting range with "superior" machines including a 40'

  • State Recreation Area/WMA

    Dead Timber State Recreation Area/Powderhorn Wildlife Management Area - Both areas provide an ideal setting for outdoor activities. Dead Timber is a 200

  • Nebraska Motorplex

    The Nebraska Motorplex is located in Scribner. An old World War II military base is the home to one of Nebraska's finest drag strips. Cars race at more than 300

  • Niobrara Valley Golf Course

    Niobrara Valley Golf Course

    This nine-hole course with grass greens was built on the old town site. Carts available for rent.

  • Gavins Point Dam

    Gavins Point Dam

    Gavins Point Dam, part of the 1944

  • Willow Creek State Recreation Area

    1,600 acre area with 5 entrances, 700 acre lake with beach, 4 boat ramps, water skiing and fishing areas, (3 fishing piers), picnic shelters, hiking/horse trail. Shower &

  • Lake Babcock


  • Lake North

    200-acre power-storage lake provides

  • Pine Ridge National Recreation Area

    6,600 acres for semi-primitive recreation. No motorized vehicles. Mountain bikes permitted.

  • Chadron State Park

    Chadron State Park

    Nebraska's oldest state park (1921), Chadron might well be the best kept secret of the state park system. With the majestic beauty of the Pine Ridge as

  • Gordon Golf and Country Club

    Gordon Golf and Country Club

    You will be challenged by a tough nine-hole grass greens course, "the best in the west," located on the west edge of town.

  • Walgren Lake State Recreation Area

    Walgren Lake State Recreation Area

    Walgren Lake is nestled into the prairie, surrounded by trees and picnic areas. It is known for quiet, primitive camping, good fishing and the legend of the "Walgren Lake Monster."

  • Recreation


    Swimming and Tennis

  • Schilling Wildlife Management Area

    1,500-acre wilderness area offers hiking, picnicking, nature observation, and hunting and fishing in season. Public tours of the waterfowl migration Sunday afternoons Nov. 1-Dec. 15

  • Crooked Creek Country Club Golf Course

    Crooked Creek Country Club Golf Course

    Golfers can enjoy a challenging nine-hole grass greens golf course. The Crooked Creek Country Club Golf Course is open to the public with memberships available. Rental carts are available;

  • Clay Center City Park

    Clay Center City Park

    The Clay Center City Park is complete with a swimming pool, playground equipment, picnic tables, a sheltered building, a horseshoe-playing area, and

  • Family Fun

    Family Fun

    City Parks - Geneva's main city park is located at 13th and E Streets. The park contains new handicapped accessible playground

  • Strang City Parks

    Parks - Strang's City Park is located along Main Street between Sharon and Racine Streets. The park is equipped with picnic

  • Rockford Lake - SRA

    Rockford Lake - SRA

    This popular 150-acre fishing and power boating lake has 286 land acres with plenty of room for picnicking, hiking, primitive camping, unsupervised swimming, fishing and hunting (in season)

  • Big Indian Recreation Area

    Facilities for a wide variety of outdoor activites make Big Indian Recreation Area one of Southeast Nebraska's most popular lakes.

  • State NRD Lakes

    Clatonia 3A - 46 acres

    Find channel catfish and bullhead.

    Located 1 mile north of Clatonia

  • Frontier Fun Park

    Frontier Fun Park

    Nebraska's first community-built playground was built in 1995

  • Fairbury City Park

    Fairbury City Park

    Tourists, outdoorsmen and nature lovers have plenty of opportunities to take full advantage of the great outdoors while in Fairbury.

    Fairbury has acres and acres and acres of parks.


  • Campgrounds

    Alexandria State Lakes:
    Open year-round.
    This scenic area east of Alexandria encompasses 1,769 acres of park and wildlife lands including 47

  • Wagon Train SRA

    Wagon Train SRA

    Wagon Train SRA encompasses some 745 acres of land surrounding a 315-acre lake. This popular area provides year-round angling for largemouth bass, northern pike, walleye and bluegill among others.

  • Stagecoach SRA

    Stagecoach SRA

    Stagecoach State Recreation Area, like other areas in the Salt Valley, provides a variety of outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy in its 802

  • Bluestem SRA

    Bluestem SRA

    Anglers especially enjoy Bluestem's 742-acre state recreation area. The 325

  • Elk Creek Country Club

    Elk Creek Country Club

    The Elk Creek Country Club has a 9-hole, grass green golf course with very reasonable rates open to the public.

  • Superior City Park

    Superior City Park

    The City Park, on Highway 14 in the middle of town, was donated by the planner of East Superior, Austin Collette and William Loudon in 1880

  • Kimmel Orchard

    1. APPLE VARIETIES: -- Lodi late - July 15 to 30
    -- Wealthy - Aug. 1 to 15
    -- Summer Glow - Aug. 15 to 30
    -- Ozark Gold - Sept. to 20
    -- Jonathan - Sept. 10 to Oct. 20

  • Union Orchard

    Union Orchard

    (Started in 1890's by the University of Nebraska.)

    -- Jonathon - Sept.
    -- Winesap - Sept. to Late Oct.
    -- Red & Yellow Delicious - Late Sept.<

  • Syracuse Country Club

    Syracuse Golf Course is a beautiful nine hole course layout with two lakes with full course cart paths for wet weather play

  • Prairie Hill Sports Complex

    Prairie Hill Sports Complex

    Have you seen a glow in southeastern Nebraska?

  • Iron Horse Trail Recreation Area

    Iron Horse Trail Recreation Area

    Quietly nestled in the southeast corner of Pawnee County, Iron Horse Trail Lake is an 85-acre lake situated within the 360

  • Pawnee County WMAs

    Pawnee County WMAs

    Pawnee County has 2238

  • Iron Horse Trail Recreation Area

    Iron Horse Trail Recreation Area

    Quietly nestled in the southeast corner of Pawnee County, Iron Horse Trail Lake is an 85-acre lake situated within the 360

  • Buckley Park and Two Parks Trail

    Buckley Park and Two Parks Trail

    RV Camping

    It is remarkable for a town the size of Stromsburg to have three beautiful and unique parks with a

  • Recreation


    Camping - Free camping and RV hook-ups at Buckley Park. Recent up-grading in the electrical

  • Falls City Golf

    Falls City Country Club - A nine-hole, semi-private golf club. Out-of-town visitors are welcome.

    • Green fees range from $10

  • John Falter Park

    John Falter Park is a memorial saluting former Falls City artist, John Falter, who acquired fame as an illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post magazine.

  • Stanton Lake Park

    Stanton Lake Park

    Stanton Lake Park is a beautiful lake site for picnics, day activities, or camping.

  • Richardson County Recreation Areas

    Richardson County Recreation Areas

    Verdon State Recreation Area - Verdon, NE - 30 acres - Bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass; electric motors only, primitive camping, rehabitation conducted in 1999. 1/2 mile west of Verdon.<

  • Kirkman's Cove

    Kirkman's Cove, 160 acres, has tent camping, picnic tables, shelters, grills, drinking water, restrooms, a boat ramp and dock, playground equipment, sand beach and volleyball court.

  • Quarry Oaks Golf Course

    Quarry Oaks Golf Course

    Opened in September 1996 on the site of an old limestone quarry, this 18-hole, championship course is considered the state's most beautiful and challenging course. Carved out of a forest, the 7,000

  • Wahoo Recreation Areas

    Wahoo Recreation Areas

    The Wahoo Area Recreation Association operates a community recreation center (Civic Center) and senior

  • Czechland Lake Recreation Area

    Czechland Lake Recreation Area

    Czechland Lake Recreation Area is a multipurpose reservoir located one mile north of Prague and 15 miles northwest of Wahoo, Nebraska on Highway 79

  • 1914 Agricultural Hall

    1914 Agricultural Hall

    The Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler boasts an unusual eight-sided Agricultural Hall built in1914

  • Deshler City Park

    Deshler City Park

    The Desher City Park covers 10

  • Alexandria State Lakes

    This scenic area east of Alexandria encompasses 1,769 acres of park and wildlife lands including 47

  • Henderson Municipal Golf Course

    9 Holes, Driving Range, Rental Carts/

  • Parks & Walking Trail

    Parks & Walking Trail

    York's tree-lined parks feature a variety of modern amenities including playgrounds, barbecue and picnicking sites, bike and hiking trails, ball diamonds, fountains, and nature centers.


  • York Country Club

    York Country Club

    Golfers will enjoy the links at the York Country Club, known as one of the best 18

  • Champions Sports & Recreation

    Champions Sports & Recreation

    Champions Has It All

    There's fun for everyone at Champions Sports and Recreation Center

  • Hastings Parks

    Hastings Parks

    Brickyard Park - Woodland & D St.

    Built on the site of a former brick-making factory where ramains

  • Hike-Bike Bridge Crane Viewing

    Hike-Bike Bridge Crane Viewing

    The Hike-Bike Bridge at the Fort Kearny State Recreation Area is an excellent crane viewing location open to the public. The viewing location is an easy 1/3

  • Recreational Parks

    Recreational Parks

    Muny Park:

  • Midway Lake

    Midway Canyon Reservoir is a beautiful lake with 609

  • Lake Helen

    Lake Helen

    Foresighted citizens approved a bond issue in 1889 for construction of a 12

  • Franklin City Park

    Franklin City Park

    The City Park houses a sand volleyball court, lighted basketball and tennis courts, and a dip in the pool to cool off. Or relax and enjoy a picnic at one of two shelter-houses located in the park.

  • McKinley Park

    McKinley Park

    A relaxing life-style in harmony with nature and the true spirit of Cambridge is reflected on the 50

  • Gallagher and Phillips Canyon Lakes

    Gallagher and Phillips Canyon Lakes

    Gallagher Canyon (400 acres) and Plum Creek (320 acres)

  • Mormon Island State Recreation Area

    Mormon Island State Recreation Area

    Named for the winter stopover used by Mormon emigrants heading westward, Mormon Island State Recreation Area still offers comfort and conveniences to campers and other travelers on Interstate 80

  • Fonner Park

    Fonner Park

    Fonner Park, located in the heart of central Nebraska in southeast Grand Island, operates seven days a week. A "live" thoroughbred-racing season is conducted

  • Island Oasis

    Island Oasis

    LOOKING FOR SUMMER FUN? Island Oasis is the COOL place to be this summer. The only water park of its kind between Lincoln and Denver.

    Grab you sunglasses; throw on your swimsuit

  • Golf

    Want to go for a long drive? Grand Island?s fine golf courses are the perfect place to do just that no matter what your skill level. Choose between 9 and 18

  • Tubing and Canoeing

    The Republican River is beautiful in the summer for canoeing or tubing. A run can be from Oxford to Orleans, or below Harlan County Dam to Bloomington.

  • Hunting

    Hunters come to Harlan County from every state in the Union for deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, ducks, geese, and doves.

  • Lake Hayes

    Lake Hayes

    Just northeast of Hayes Center, 50

  • Fort Kearny State Recreation Area

    Fort Kearny State Recreation Area

    Campers will find south-central Nebraska's Fort Kearny State Recreation Area much to their liking. Once called Kearney County SRA, this rec area boasts excellent camping facilities. The attractive 152

  • Recreation

    The Lincoln County are has long been a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts. They can hike, bike, fish, boat and hunt all while being surrounded by the scenic river valley.

  • Sutherland State Recreation Area

    Lake hosts fishermen, boaters, campers and swimmers. Historical markers recall the trails along the Great Platte River route.

  • Recreation


    City parks comprise 65 acres with an olympic size heated swimming pool, playground equipment, and a 12-acre lake for fishing and boating, picnic areas, and lovely walking paths.

  • McCook Hunting

    Known by hunting enthusiasts across the country, Southwest Nebraska flourishes with wildlife and serves as an excellent hunting area. Four different Wildlife Management Areas (WMA)

  • Two Rivers State Recreation Area

    Ten Union Pacific cabooses offer unique lodging. Full-service camping areas. Put and take trout fishing, swimming beach, bike rentals, fishing pier, 3 hiking trails. Modern and primitive camping.

  • Schramm Park State Recreation Area

    Unique geologic and botanical area was the site of the state's first fish hatchery, now a museum. Spectacular views of the Platte River valley. A 3

  • Vala's Pumpkin Patch

    Hay rack rides, haunted house, lost pumpkin mine, pig races, petting corral, story book barn, pick your own pumpkin.

  • Cowboy Trail

    Cowboy Trail

    By the late 1800

  • Niobrara Canoeing

    Niobrara Canoeing

    Recognized among the 10

  • Deer Park Golf Club

    Deer Park Golf Club

    Deer Park is a scenic nine-hole golf course overlooking the Minnecheduza Creek

  • Cowboy Trail

    Cowboy Trail

    By the late 1800

  • Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area

    Over 5,000 acres for fishing, boating and swimming. Sand beaches, 2 modern campground, 2 primitive campgrounds, fish hatchery

  • Calamus State Fish Hatchery

    Open daily from 10am-4pm. Closed holidays. Must schedule tours in advance (48 hours preferred). Normally only two tours are scheduled

  • Goose Lake Wildlife Management Area

    Fishing and camping. No park permit required.

  • Hillside Golf Course

    Challenge yourself at this 18-hole championship caliber course with beautiful, yet rugged terrain.

  • Cabela's


    Cabela's oldest existing retail showroom, the 62,000-square-foot Sidney, Nebraska store, is filled with all the quality outdoor gear you expect from the World'

  • Chappell Lake

    Chappell Lake

    Set your hook in a largemouth bass, catfish, perch, walleye, or bluegill in this 30 acre community lake. A year-round flock of Canada geese have also made the lake their home.

  • Oshkosh Recreation

    The Oshkosh Swimming Pool provides free swimming in a heated pool. The pool has 3-meter and 1-meter diving

  • Gotte Park & City Park

    Gotte Park & City Park

    Kimball's two parks offer just about everything that you could want in a city park. Gotte Park