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Visit The Lake Mac Area This Fall!

Fall is here and Keith County, Nebraska is the perfect place to plan a cozy weekend getaway.   Book a room at one of our hotels conveniently located just off I-80, or check out the lodges and cabins that stay open all year.

Nestled on the edge of the beautiful Nebraska Sandhills, Keith County contains two Nebraska State Recreation Areas: Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala.  All camping at the SRAs is first-come, first-served until May 20, 2024, the beginning of peak season.  There are also many local private campgrounds available.

Leashed dogs are welcome at the lakes, so it’s an ideal outing with your four-legged besties.  Miles and miles of sandy shoreline are available for hiking and fat-tire biking.  The lakes are also a favorite for kayakers, paddleboarders and canoeists.

Our location on the Central Flyway and proximity to large bodies of water add up to ideal conditions for birds in Keith County.  Fall migration is a good time to spot Sandhill cranes, white pelicans,

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Calendar of Events

8:00 am Ogallala Farmers Market
Ogallala Farmers Market
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm
The Ogallala Farmers Market is held Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to noon at Rendezvous Square.   This year’s season begins June 3, 2023. Markets generally continue through early October.
10:00 am Oktoberfest @Second Chapter Brewing
Oktoberfest @Second Chapter Brewing
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Join Second Chapter Brewing for their first Oktoberfest celebration! Food, music, fun, a Bier Run and German-style beer. See the Facebook event for more info. 
1:00 pm Halloween in the Hollow
Halloween in the Hollow
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come out to Ash Hollow State Historical Park & celebrate Halloween with the ghosts of the Oregon Trail on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 1-9 p.m. Mountain Time! Admission: $1 per person; a valid state park[...]

Featured Event



Celebrate Oktoberfest and the Bier Mile Fun Run Saturday, September 23 at Second Chapter Brewing – Ogallala’s new microbrewery and ta

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Featured Attraction


Tri-Trails Park

Experience Ogallala’s Historic Trails At Tri-Trails Park
Road West 80 & Lawrence Road
(1 mile south of Ogallala on HW 61, 1 block west)


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