Fremont Lakes

Fremont Lakes

ARROWHEAD PARK

Interstate 80, Exit 23, Neola, Iowa; pottcoconservation.com

Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, cabins, fishing, paddle boat/canoe rental.

BOTNA BEND PARK 

Interstate 80, Exit 40, Hancock, Iowa; pottcoconservation.com

Closed indefinitely due to flood damage. 

Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, fishing, bison and elk herds, canoe/kayak rentals, disc golf, lodge rental, bison and elk herds

LEVI CARTER PARK

Abbott Drive and Carter Lake Boulevard; cityofomaha.org

Levi Carter Park is on the shoreline of Carter Lake. Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, restrooms, boating, fishing.

CHALCO HILLS/WEHRSPANN LAKE RECREATION AREA

West on Giles Road from Nebraska Highway 50; nrdnet.org

Trails, picnic areas, restrooms, no-wake boating, fishing.

CHRISTENSEN FIELD

1710 W. 16th St., Fremont; fremontne.gov

Playground, sports fields/courts, showers, restrooms, camping, bocce court, batting cages.

ELKHORN CROSSING

Bennington Road and 252nd Street; nrdnet.org

Playground, picnic areas, restrooms, camping, float trip access, canoe/kayak, fishing.

FLANAGAN LAKE

168th and Fort Streets; papionrd.org; nrdnet.org

Trails, playground, picnic areas, restrooms, boating, fishing. 

FREMONT LAKES STATE RECREATION AREA

Three miles west of Fremont on Nebraska Highway 30; outdoornebraska.gov

Trails, playground area, picnic tables, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, boating, fishing, beaches, barrier-free pier, water skiing, disc golf.

GLENN CUNNINGHAM LAKE 

81st Street and Rainwood Road; parks.cityofomaha.org

Lake restoration in progress. Closed until further notice.

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, boating, fishing, horse trails, disc golf. Also paddle boat, mountain bike, cross-country ski and windsurf rentals.

HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER

27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, Iowa; pottcoconservation.com

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, cabins, lodge with gift shop and educational exhibits, lookout tower, archery range. One of the top hawk-watching sites in the world.

LAKE HALLECK

East of South Washington (84th) and Lincoln Streets, Papillion; papillion.org

Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, restrooms, bank-access fishing only.

LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK

1100 South Shore Drive, Council Bluffs; iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, boating, fishing, mountain bike trails.

LAKE WANAHOO STATE PARK

Half-mile north of Wahoo; outdoornebraska.gov; lpnnrd.org

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, no-wake boating, two canoe/kayak launch sites, fishing, two barrier-free piers.

LAWRENCE YOUNGMAN LAKE

192nd Street and West Dodge Road; parks.cityofomaha.org

Playground, picnic areas, no-wake boating, fishing, concrete boat ramp.

LOUISVILLE STATE RECREATION AREA

Nebraska Highway 50, Louisville; outdoornebraska.gov

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, only non-powered/electric boats, fishing, beach, six fishing piers, one is barrier-free, only non-powered or electric boats.

MAHONEY STATE PARK

Interstate 80, Exit 426, Ashland; outdoornebraska.gov

Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, cabins, fishing, aquatic center, observation tower, horseback riding, miniature golf/driving range, theater, lodge, restaurant, paddle boat rental, rope course. 

MEMPHIS STATE PARK 

Nebraska Highway 63 and County Road D, Memphis; outdoornebraska.gov/memphis

Drinking water was unavailable at press time; day users and campers advised to bring own water. Trails, playground, picnic areas, restrooms, camping, boating, fishing, hunting.

MOREHEAD ISLAND 

347 Main St., Plattsmouth

Closed indefinitely due to flood damage. 

Camping, boating, fishing. 

NP DODGE PARK 

11005 John J. Pershing Drive; parks.cityofomaha.org

Closed indefinitely due to flood damage.

Trails, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, camping, boating, fishing, horse trail, bike paths, marina.

NARROWS RIVER PARK 

2500 N. 25th St., Council Bluffs; pottcoconservation.com

Closed indefinitely due to flood damage.

Situated along the Missouri River. Playground, picnic areas, restrooms, boating, fishing, archery.

PLATTE RIVER STATE PARK

14421 346th St., Louisville; outdoornebraska.com

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, spray park, camping, cabins, canoe/kayak, fishing, horseback riding, paddle boat rental, shooting and archery ranges, observation tower, restaurant, tepee rental.

PRAIRIE QUEEN RECREATION AREA

Nebraska Highway 370 and 132nd Street; papionrd.org

Trails, picnic areas, restrooms, no-wake boating, fishing.

PRAIRIE VIEW LAKE

180th Street between Nebraska Highway 36 and Bennington Road; papionrd.org

Trails, picnic areas, restrooms, no-wake boating, fishing, concrete boat ramp.

RIVERWEST PARK

23301 West Maple Road: riverwestpark.com

Some areas restricted because of flood damage. Picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, fishing, beach, canoe/tube/tank float on the Elkhorn River, outdoor movies, music festivals, pavilion rental.

SCHRAMM PARK STATE RECREATION AREA

Interstate 80, Exit 432, six miles south; outdoornebraska.org

Schramm Education Center, formerly the Aksarben Aquarium, opening in summer 2019. Trails, playground, picnic areas, restrooms, fish hatchery museum, canoe/kayak access to Platte River.

SHADOW LAKE/MIDLANDS LAKE

Washington Street and Capehart Road, Papillion; digital.outdoornebraska.gov

Trails, fishing, walking trail, no-wake boating.

STANDING BEAR LAKE

6404 N. 132nd St.; parks.cityofomaha.org

Trails, playground, picnic areas, restrooms, boating, fishing, biking, radio-controlled airplane field.

TWO RIVERS STATE RECREATION AREA

27702 F St., Waterloo; outdoornebraska.gov

Trails, playground, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, cabins, fishing, horse camp, Union Pacific cabooses converted into cabins, beach, barrier-free fishing pier, hunting, canoe/kayak.

WALNUT CREEK LAKE & RECREATION AREA

South of 96th St. and Highway 370, Papillion; papillion.org

Trails, playground, picnic areas, restrooms, camping, no-wake boating, fishing, barrier-free fishing pier, island, leash-free dog run, horse and bike trails, near SumTur Amphitheater.

WEST OMAHA KOA

14601 Nebraska Highway 6, Gretna; koa.com

Playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, showers, restrooms, swimming, camping, cabins, bike rental, miniature golf, off-leash dog run.

ZORINSKY LAKE

156th and F Streets; recreation.gov

Trails, playground, sports fields/courts, picnic areas, restrooms, boating, fishing, horse and bike trails, barrier-free fishing pier.

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