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 four 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


Fall at the Lake

Fall is a beautiful time of year at Lake McConaughy.  Come enjoy the relaxed pace and the change of the seasons.   From fishing to bird watching to walking on the beach, you’re sure to find a special fall getaway at Lake Mac!

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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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