Welcome to Lake McConaughy, Nebraska

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

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.

The Keith County Visitors Committee welcomes you to Lake McConaughy!


Featured Event


Fishing Tournaments

It’s fishing tournament season at Lake McConaughy!  From walleye to bass, there’s a tournament for everyone. Check our calendar below for dates, locations and contact info.  The big one’s waiting for you at Lake McConaughy.

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Featured Attraction


Petrified Wood Gallery

This "little gem" of a gallery all began with a couple of rockhounds. In 2000, local collectors Howard and Harvey Kenfield donated their amazing collection for display, with the stipulation that it remain in Ogallala.

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