Welcome to Lake McConaughy, Nebraska

8 miles northeast of Ogallala, NE – I-80 Exit 126

#14 on 2015 Top 100 Family Places to Fish and Boat in the U.S.!
(Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation)

Lake McConaughy is Nebraska’s biggest lake and the largest reservoir in a three state region. At full storage, Lake Mac is twenty miles long, four miles wide, and 142 feet deep at the dam. Built on the edge of the Nebraska Sandhills, Lake Mac offers natural white sand beaches, excellent fishing, boating, camping and all types of outdoor recreation.

Questions about projected water levels this summer?  Check here.

The Keith County Visitors Committee welcomes you to Lake McConaughy!


Featured Event


75th Anniversary of Kingsley Dam & Lake McConaughy

Mark your calendar for July 22-23 and come help us celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy! 2 Days of Fun & Activities For the Whole Family! FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 Morning kickoff Lake McConaughy Visitor & Water Int

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Featured Attraction


The Lilacs of Meadowlark Hill

Max and Darlene Peterson have one of the largest private collections of lilacs in the world, with over 800 varieties. The collection is open to the public May 1-14, 2016. Directions:  From Ogallala, go south on Hwy 61 about ten miles.  A sign on th

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