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Keith County Info

Click here for the latest information on campgrounds, camping areas, day-use areas, and regulations at Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala. 

• Contact Nebraska State Patrol Dispatch at 308-535-8047 for non-emergency law enforcement issues and monitor weatherband radios or apps like CodeRED for changing weather conditions.  Call 911 for emergencies.
• The possession and consumption of alcohol is prohibited at Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala State Recreation Areas.
•Nebraska state park entry permits are required for all vehicles. Buy permits online in advance at OutdoorNebraska.org.
• See www.ilovelakemac.com/ogallala/ogallala-lodging/ for local hotel and lodging info. See www. ilovelakemac.com/lake-info/camping/ for local private campgrounds.
• Current water level info is available at https://www.cnppid.com/.

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Featured Event


Eagle Viewing On Your Own

CNPPID will not open the eagle viewing facility below Kingsley Dam at Lake Ogallala for the 2020-21 season due to COVID restrictions. Park grounds remain open for independent wildlife watching. Eagles usually begin to congregate during cold weather i

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Featured Attraction


American Plains Artists Signature Show

The Petrified Wood and Art Gallery of Ogallala will host the American Plains Artists (APA) Signature Show March

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