Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area

Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area


Location:11 miles north of Ogallala.
Facilities:268 campsites (camping pads) with electrical hookups, 58 camping pads without electricity, 2,647 primitive campsites, modern restrooms as well as vault toilets, coin-operated showers, picnic areas, 4 picnic shelters, concessions (including lodging), 15 boat ramps, 11 docks, 3 fish cleaning stations, boat rentals, swimming beach, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, boating (all types), fishing, swimming.
Special Features:Lake McConaughy (known locally as "Big Mac") is the state's largest reservoir and offers excellent opportunities for water sports, especially fishing. The Visitor/Water Interpretive Center at the lake features aquariums, a theater, and displays that interpret the benefits of the Platte River and the High Plains Aquifer.
Address:1450 Hwy 61N
Ogallala, NE 69153

Phone:308-284-8800
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 5,492 acres land; 35,700 acres water.

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