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Welcome to ilovelakemac.com – a visitor website provided by the Keith County Visitors Committee, an independent county tourism group.  The Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area is managed by NE Game & Parks.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission is monitoring the public health situation closely, as it changes daily.  Please check  www.outdoornebraska.gov/healthinfo for the latest information on closures or modifications to services.  Overnight camping is prohibited at all state parks and recreation areas including Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala Monday, April 6 through Friday, May 8, with a possible extension. The Lake McConaughy Visitors Center is closed until further notice, as are all shower houses and playgrounds/structures at the SRA. Park events are canceled through May 31. Nonresident spring turkey hunting permits have been suspended.

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With the necessity to stay in one place and practice social distancing, many local events and activities have been canceled or postponed for the duration.  Please stay

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Petrified Wood & Art Gallery

There’s always something new at the Petrified Wood Gallery: “Keith County’s Little Gem.”   Visit the collection of ancient woods, gemstones, fossils, and Native American arrowheads and artifacts. Some of the most unique it

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