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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


Paxton Holiday Open House

Paxton’s Holiday Open House runs November 23 through 28, with stores closed on Thanksgiving Day.

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Featured Attraction


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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