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

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Nice well kept lake.

A small lake on the east of Kingsley Damn. I say small because it is small compared to the lake the damn holds back. Well maintained with picnic and camping areas. Many amenities... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 4, 2016
Mike L
Brule, Nebraska
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Brule, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

A small lake on the east of Kingsley Damn. I say small because it is small compared to the lake the damn holds back. Well maintained with picnic and camping areas. Many amenities available if interested, check for more info.

Thank Mike L
Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Being sheltered below Kingsley dam, when the wind is raging on lake Mac, you can safely fish here with no problems. Trout are the only fish i have caught here as the water is cold coming from the bottom of lake Mac. Mosquitoes can be thick as can be the cotton from the cottonwood trees in the summer, but it... More 

Thank Scottykrug
Helena, MT
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is the smaller lake but quite nice and lots of birds We camped right on the lake and it was great. Shower room could have been cleaner. Nebraska not only charges to camp but an entry fee to the campground on top of that, we had to walk a long way to the host to find that out I... More 

Thank vintagetrailer
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Much smaller & quieter, many more shade trees than it's better-known cousin Lake McConaughty. Just across the dam from the bigger lake, we enjoyed a quiet picnic in a shady spot, fished from the bank, and watched as just a few smaller fishing boats floated by. Didn't catch any fish - but did drown some worms. Bring a picnic, a... More 

Thank AmazingKathleen
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We've only driven by Lake Ogallala before and had time to explore this time. It is just as lovely and quiet and it appears from the dam. Good to explore nature at a lake. A lovely playground available. I saw fishermen and canoes and kayaks.

Thank Mary C
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lake Ogallant SRA campground for 1 night. It was quite nice, beautiful sites right on the lake with electric. Lake Mcconaughy is just a few minutes away and is quite active so taking a step away was nice for what we like. Fishing, boating, showers, camp host, paid internet all part of the park.

Thank Dadickster
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

We stayed here on our way home from South Dakota. The place is peaceful and well worth the money. We will stay here again for sure. The playground needs updating. The fishing was super!

Thank Surritte
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

Lake Ogallala, a.k.a. The little lake, is our favorite place to camp. It is more laid back and peaceful for us older folks although our grandkids like it too. There is no swimming beach here. Good place to fish and relax. Pleasantly groomed with plenty of trees, the campground was recently upgraded to all sites having electric hookups. Just a... More 

Thank likeitnice72
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

this is a beautiful site and a center point for any visit to ocallala. Visit in early morning or late afternoon.

Thank Steve D
Mildenhall, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

Worth the drive out from Ogallalla. Plenty of bird life to see. Shaded areas to enjoy the view. Small barbecue areas are available.

Thank Boarders1954

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