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Address: downstream from Lake McConaughy on the North Platte River, Ogallala, NE
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Lots Of Campers

Since this was over July 4th weekend the area was full of campers. Very beautiful area. Everyone appeared to be enjoying the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Since this was over July 4th weekend the area was full of campers. Very beautiful area. Everyone appeared to be enjoying the area.

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed at the campground on our way to Denver. It was $25 even for tents. Pretty nice sites with trees. There were some noisy cows though! Bathrooms were typical for a campground (ok). Weird that there's so soap. We got in late and didn't explore much but learned the next day you can camp along Lake McConaughey too. Lots... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Lake Ogallala in Brule, Nebraska is really an wonderful place to be/see - especially in the spring/summer and fall - after the snowy season. Lake Ogallala is just the right size. Bring your family, have a picnic, relax watching the water, come in your RV's/Campers. Lots of lovely, big trees, easy to get to. You'll love it. I do.

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North Platte, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It's a nice area, though every time we go the trash is in need of collecting in the cans and around them. Lake Mac is better kept and nicer overall, but we've had fun here with picnics, volleyball and paddle boating over the years. Not to be over looked as an option if Lake Mac is in high season!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

And beautiful. Take your RV's and campers or go for the day and picnic. Lake Ogallala is very near Lake McConaughy and it is just lovely, green, nice shade trees. In that area there are often Eagles, so take your camera. A big dam is right near there. A lovely setting, a lovely area, and you may need to make... More 

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Castle Rock, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Love it! Great lake and mostly all families with small kids so everyone was friendly and the kids all played together nicely. Will definitely be back!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We camped at Lake Ogallala last summer and thought the camp grounds was really nice. Lots of trees & the sites are big for kids to run around. The showers were clean too. It is next to a farm field and so both mornings we were woken up by cows but we didn't mind as we brought ear plugs. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Lake Ogallala is a nice quiet place to swim, fish have a fun day. But, you really need to spend some time at Big Mac. This huge lake is on the west side of the dam. It's huge with huge sandy beaches great for swimming & the kids will love. There are ample camp sites. The fishing is great. Warning.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

White sand and great waves!! Lots of campers... Access down to the lake only by 4-wheelers or tractors?? we saw a lot of them.. Campers need to pick up their trash... The sign says it all...leave only your footprints... A must stop for the family!!

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Sidney, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

It's only 15 minutes north of the interstate and the greatest view you will have for hundreds of miles. stop. rest. breathe. You won't be disappointed.

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Address: downstream from Lake McConaughy on the North Platte River, Ogallala, NE
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Ogallala

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