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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. 

Coming to Keith County? Check the Nebraska recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Protect-Yourself-and-Others.aspx, including “Wear a cloth face covering in public (grocery stores, pharmacies etc.) when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others.” Both Safeway and Walmart (Ogallala’s main grocery stores) are requesting the use of face coverings.

The surface water temperature in the bays is averaging around 75°, with 65-70° in the deeper water in the middle of the lake.
Elevation has dropped nearly 8 feet in the past month and is currently at 3,245.7 or 69.9% of capacity (July 31).

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Featured Event


Front Street Crystal Palace Revue 2020

2020 marks the 57th season of the Crystal Palace Revue – the longest running summer stock theatre in Nebraska!

Shows began Wednesday, June 3.  The gunfight is at 7:15 p.m. with the show following at 7:30 p.m.  Seating will be limite

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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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