Calamus State Recreation Area

Calamus State Recreation Area


Location:6 miles northwest of Burwell on Highway 96.
Facilities:177 campsites (122 camping pads with electrical hookups), modern restrooms, showers, vault toilets, picnic areas, swimming beach, food concession, 5 boat ramps, 5 docks, 2 fish cleaning stations, fish hatchery.
Activities:Camping, boating (all types; 5 mph limit), fishing, swimming, hunting, self-guided tours of hatchery.
Special Features:Located in the heart of the Sandhills, Calamus is Nebraska's newest major reservoir and the site of a state fish hatchery.
Address:HC 79, Box 20L
Burwell, NE 68823

Phone:308-346-5666
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 4,958 acres land; 5,124 acres water.

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