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Mill Iron V Lodging

Private cabins with a great view. Enjoy buggy rides, hayrack rides and wildlife viewing, or travel to nearby attractions. Visit with our friendly beasts, including llamas and goats. Hunting access. Horseback riding. Bring your own horse. Horse boarding.
1 1/2 mi. S. on 2nd St | Verdigre, NE | (402) 668-7488
www.milliron-v-lodging.com

Whispering Hills Hunting

Private hunting paradise with complete accommodations. Hunting access. Game farm access. Shooting range access. Hunting guide service. Upland game hunting. Big game hunting.
10 mi. W., 6 mi. N., 1/4 mi. W. | 51381 887th Rd, | Verdigre, NE | (402) 668-2250
www.whisperinghillshunting.com

Racks Unlimited

On-site lodging, guided or unguided deer, turkey and pheasant hunts available. Hunting access. Shooting range access. Hunting guide service. Upland game hunting. Big game hunting.

1 mi. S. of Jct US Hwy 77 & NE Hwy 94 | 2933 K Ave. | Walthill, NE | (402) 846-5012
www.racksunlimited.net

DeSoto Lake Anglers

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

Council Creek Wildlife Management Area

Has 160 acres with deer, dove, pheasant, quail, rabbit, squirrel and turkey.

It is 6½ miles west and one mile south of town  | Genoa, NE

Mulberry Bend

Part of the Missouri National Recreational River, both a unit of the National Park System and the National Wild and Scenic River Systems. The overlook, by the Newcastle-Vermillion Bridge on Highway 15, offers a spectacular view of the Missouri River. Handicapped accessible for a good portion, the paved walk to various lookouts is moderately strenuous, but well worth it. Interpretive panels tell local stories.

Two miles west and two miles south of town on a county road | Ponca, NE

Buckskin Hills Wildlife Management Area

Has 340 acres of prairie and woods, with a 75-acre lake. Wildlife includes pheasant, quail, rabbit and waterfowl. The lake has bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass and walleye. Motorboats are limited to 5 mph. Primitive camping is allowed.
Neligh, NE

KSK Elk & Buffalo Hunting and Tours

From Niobrara, go west on Highway 12, then south at the Niobrara State Park entrance; follow signs heading south and west for eight miles, then turn south at River View Cemetery. Open year-round.
Niobrara, NE | 402-857-3850

www.kskelkhunt.com

Sioux Strip Wildlife Management Area

At the western edge of town, is 25 acres of upland grasses along an old railroad bed.
Sholes, NE

Olson Nature Preserve

At the easternmost tip of the Sandhills is a crossroads of distinct ecosystems. The 140-acre area includes oak woodland, sandhills prairie, wetlands and a stretch of the Beaver Creek. It is the site where Logan Fontenelle, a chief of the Omaha people, was killed by a Sioux war party in 1855.
To find the preserve, go eight miles north of Albion on Highway 14, then left on a gravel road one mile to the entrance | Albion, NE