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.

The Keith County Visitors Committee welcomes you to Lake McConaughy!


Featured Event


Ogallala Farmers Market

The Ogallala Farmers Market is held Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to noon through early October at Rendezvous Square. Vendors include produce, free range poultry, eggs, local honey, home baked goods, gluten free items, jams & jellies, handmade

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Featured Attraction


Mansion on the Hill

The Mansion welcomes visitors with guided tours Memorial Day through Labor Day:  Tuesday through Saturday 9:00-4:00, Sundays 1:00-4:00, and closed Mondays.  An authentic Victorian style home, the Mansion on the Hill was Ogallala’s finest residenc

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