2019 Water Level & Beach Conditions
Available beach for camping is more limited due to recent rainfall and late snowfall in the mountains. At 3,259.8 feet elevation (July 10) Lake Mac is at 91.1% or 5.2 feet from full pool. Water temperature varies around the lake, but was reported to be 72° at the dam. Check the 10 day forecast here: https://wxch.nl/2XqUQmh
Primitive camping is on a first-come, first-served basis in areas not zoned for other purposes, and the beach area around Martin Bay on the north side tends to fill up first. NE Game & Parks has mowed many grassy areas and clearly marked other spaces around the lake for camping. Mowed areas include near Martin Bay, West No Name Bay and Sandy Beach, as well as the west end of Lake Ogallala.