Conestoga State Recreation Area

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Conestoga State Recreation Area

Nebraska

(402) 796-2362

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Overview

Conestoga State Recreation Area is a 230-acre Corps of Engineers flood control reservoir with 486 acres of land. The area offers power boating, picnicking and fishing. There is a dump station and 57 non-designated campsites. Conestoga is located two miles north of Denton. Located just 20 miles west of Lincoln, Conestoga is within easy reach of restaurants, stores, museums, and everything else the state capitol has to offer. Enjoy the beach access and calm that is Conestoga. The reservoir is a beautiful place to explore.

Map of Conestoga State Rec. Area (NE)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.765611, -96.862065

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Activities

  • Boating

    Power boats and non-power boats are welcome at the park, which has one boat ramp and one dock.

  • Bicycling

    There are two miles of mountain biking trails at the park.

  • Camping

    Conestoga has 25 camping pads with electrical hookups, eight camping pads without electricity and 24 non-pad sites without electricity

  • Fishing

    Fish at the lake and take advantage of a cleaning station near the reservoir.

  • Hiking

    Enjoy two miles of trails for hiking.

  • Picnicking

    Two shelters have 59 picnic tables, each with its own grill.

  • RVing

    There are 25 camping pads with electrical hookups (20/30/50-amp.) and eight camping pads without electricity.

Directions

Driving

Eastbound I-80: Take I-80 to Exit 388 (Pleasand Dale/Crete exit). Go south and continue 1/2 mile to Hwy 6. Go east on Hwy 6, continue east on Hwy 6 for 6 miles. Turn south on N.W. 84th St (this intersection is located in Emerald, NE). Continue south on NW 84th for 3 miles and turn west on Pioneer Blvd. Continue west on Pioneer Blvd for 1/2 mi.

Westbound Hwy 6: Take Hwy 6 west 3 mi (from Lincoln City limit). Turn south on N.W. 84th St (this intersection is located in Emerald, NE). Continue south on NW 84th 3 miles. Turn west on Pioneer Blvd. Continue west on Pioneer Blvd 1/2 mi.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(402) 796-2362

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