There’s Something Magical About These 14 Nebraska Lakes In The Summer
We’ve shared some of our favorite Nebraska lakes with you before, but we have so many others that deserve a visit this summer. Here we’ve included some of the lakes we’ve mentioned previously along with some new ones that we haven’t. Visit them all to make your summer one that you won’t soon forget.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
14. Willow Creek State Recreation Area, near Pierce
Although it’s named for the creek that feeds the Elkhorn River, this reservoir offers all kinds of fishing and boating fun. There’s a swimming beach and a hike/bike trail as well as a dedicated horse trail. You can even bring your horse camping with you.
With dozens of excellent lakes to choose from, Nebraska offers the perfect water adventure for everyone. If you don’t see your favorite lake listed here, be sure to check out our previous list of scenic lakes. Where is your favorite lake to spend a warm summer day?
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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