Bridgeport State Recreation Area

Bridgeport State Recreation Area


Location:On the north edge of the town of Bridgeport, on US 26-US 385.
Facilities:130 primitive campsites, vault toilets, drinking water, picnic areas, picnic shelter, playground, 2 boat ramps, 2 docks, swimming beach (unsupervised).
Activities:Primitive camping, boating (all types), fishing, swimming.
Special Features:Area was once a sand and gravel pumping operation and now has 4 sandpit lakes. All boat types are permitted on Center Lake, but all must travel in a counter clockwise direction and speeds are limited to 5 mph in the bay area at the southwest edge of the lake. Boating in the other lakes is limited to electric or non-powered boats.
Address:PO Box 65
Gering, NE 69341

Phone:308-436-2383
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 119 acres land; 78 acres water.

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The nearby Bridgeport State Recreation Area is also open to waterfowl hunting, though the opportunities are somewhat limited.