Close to downtown for shopping, groceries within 1 block. 8 trailers, $8-$12.
19th & Nebraska Street, 3 blocks North of Washington St | Blair, NE | (402) 426-4191
Catch bluegill, buffalo, carp, channel catfish, crappie, largemouth bass and walleye. The lake is open from early January through late February for ice fishing and from mid-April through late September for open-water fishing. The refuge offers hunting for deer only. Peak viewing of the snow geese migration is in mid-November. It is also a good time to see the bald eagles that winter at the refuge. Birdwatchers have identified more than 240 species of birds here; outdoor viewing platforms by the lake will get you closer to the action. DeSoto is open during daylight hours. The Visitor Center is open daily, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed major holidays. Portions of the refuge are closed to public use October 14-April 15.
Blair, NE | (712) 642-4121
The Visitor Center is open daily and has a great facility for birdwatching for the spring and fall migration route. Birdwatchers have identified more than 240 species of birds here; outdoor viewing platforms by the lake will get you closer to the action.
Located five miles east of Blair on Highway 30 | Blair, NE | 712-642-4121.