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Lake McConaughy Camping Update

Camping opportunities have resumed to normal at most Nebraska state parks.  Click here for the latest information on campgrounds, camping areas, day-use areas, and regulations at Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala. 

See NGPC’s KNOW BEFORE YOU GO information for a safer, family-friendly destination:

  • 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.
  • Law enforcement presence has been increased at the recreation areas.
  • All pets must be on a 6-foot leash at all times.
  • Fireworks are prohibited at the recreation areas.
  • ATVs and UTVs are prohibited at the recreation areas
  • Camping is available in seven designated campgrounds and 23 designated camping areas across the parks.

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