Arcadia Diversion Dam

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Arcadia Diversion Dam

Nebraska

(308) 336-3341

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Overview

Arcadia Diversion Dam, a popular area for a variety of outdoor recreation activities, is located on the Middle Loup River about eight miles upstream from Arcadia, Nebraska. The site includes 777 acres of land and 109 acres of water and is home to pheasant, waterfowl, deer, dove, and squirrel. Because of its dense population of game, the area is popular for hunters. It's also a great place for visitors who enjoy wildlife viewing and bird watching. The river affords a great opportunity to fish. The area has picnicking facilities for a scenic outdoor meal. There are primitive campsites available for overnight stays.

The dam is part of the Farwell Unit, Middle Loup Division of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. The area is managed by the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission as a wildlife management area. The diversion dam is located 3.5 miles south of Comstock on county road in Custer County, Nebraska and is 88 miles from Grand Island.

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Latitude, Longitude: 41.488342, -99.238709

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Activities

  • Camping

    Primitive camping is available for overnight stays.

  • Fishing

    The river is a great place for fishing.

  • Hunting

    The area has abundant wildlife and hunting is permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking is welcomed in the area.

Directions

Driving

The diversion dam is located 3.5 miles south of Comstock on county road in Custer County, Nebraska and is 88 miles from Grand Island. From Grand Island, NE to Comstock, take NE 2 which becomes U.S. 183. Stay on U.S. 183 and turn right onto NE 21C spur.

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(308) 336-3341

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