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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.
• Yes, beach camping is permitted. Four-wheel drive is needed for beach driving.  Camping is available in seven designated campgrounds and 23 designated camping areas across the parks,

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Featured Event


Kayak Big Mac 2020

Participate in the 2020 Kayak Big Mac virtually now or in person on November 7!

Kayaking virtually?  After you register, take your kayak, canoe, sup, or any other self-propell

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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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