Wagontrain Lake

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Wagontrain Lake

Nebraska

(402) 453-0202

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Overview

Wagon Train Lake is a 315 acre lake located two miles east of Hickman, Nebraska, which was completed on June 1, 1963. This reservoir drains 15.6 square miles of the North tributary of Hickman Branch and is 1.8 miles long with six miles of shoreline. This State Recreation Area is known for its 746 acres of land, which provides habitat for mourning dove, bobwhite quail, pheasant, squirrel, cottontail, deer, and waterfowl. The 1,060-acre recreation area includes a 315-acre lake and a dog training area.

A State Park Permit is required for entry.

Map of Wagontrain Lake

Latitude, Longitude: 40.632975, -96.584930

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating at Wagon Train lake is limited to 5 mph with one boat ramp and five fishing piers, one of which is handicap accessible.

  • Camping

    Camping facilities at this site include 28 camp pads with electrical hook-ups, primitive campsites, a playground, three picnic areas, and a swim beach. Amenities include drinking water, a dump station, and vault toilets.

  • Fishing

    For the fishing enthusiast, this lake provides year round fishing opportunities for walleye, largemouth bass, rock bass, northern pike, bluegill, muskellunge, tiger musky, carp, redear sunfish, channel catfish, and crappie.

  • Hunting

    746 acres of land provides habitat for mourning dove, bobwhite quail, pheasant, squirrel, cottontail, deer, and waterfowl.

  • Picnicking

    Three picnic areas are available, amenities include drinking water, a dump station, and vault toilets.

  • Water Sports

    Boating under 5mph is allowed.

Seasonality/Weather

Mild warm summers are followed by a temperate fall and cold dry winters.

Directions

Driving

21 miles south of Lincoln, NE and two miles east of Hickman. The entrance is just off S. 110th Street.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(402) 453-0202

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