Spring Turkey Hunting in Keith County

Our wild turkeys are calling!

Nebraska offers some of the best turkey hunting opportunities in the entire country, plus affordable hunting permits, long seasons, great public access, and $8 permits for youth.  The Lake McConaughy/Keith County area is a longtime favorite with hunters for its scenic beauty and abundance of game.  You can buy permits online hereCheck here for all game and waterfowl season info.

Hotel rooms are available just off I-80 at Ogallala, and some lake lodges open before the summer season.  Electricity is left on at the Lake McConaughy SRA’s public campgrounds year-round.

Any hunting in the Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area must be done at least 100 yards away from park infrastructure such as campgrounds and roads.  Download the Nebraska Public Access Atlas here, and please contact NE Game and Parks at 308-284-8800 with any questions.

(photo: NEBRASKAland Magazine, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission)