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)

Check HERE or our FACEBOOK page for more information on Lake Mac’s high water level.

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


Nebraska Water Wonders Family Learning Event

Nebraska Water Wonders Fun Family Learning Event Free to the public – area residents and lake visitors welcome! Elementary students and their families are invited to the family learning event Sunday, August 9 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Lake

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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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