Yellowbanks Wildlife Management Area

Yellowbanks has 680 acres and is known for its turkey hunting.
Located three miles north of town on Highway 121, then 2½ miles west, ½ mile north and ½ mile west on a county road | Battle Creek, NE

Hackberry Creek Wildlife Management Area

This area encompasses 235 acres along the Elkhorn River and is mixed woods and grassland, with several marshy oxbows.
The area is 1½ miles east and ½ mile north of town | Clearwater, NE

Lake Babcock

A 600-acre lake.
Four miles north of Highway 30 on 18th Avenue | Columbus, NE | (402) 564-3171

Lewis and Clark Lake State Recreation Area

150 tents, 150 trailers, 10 cabins, $7-$17
7 miles N. & 4 miles W. | Crofton, NE | (402) 388-4169

Chalkrock Lake Wildlife Management Area

With 130 acres, this area has 90 upland acres with a 45-acre reservoir.
Located five miles north of the junction of Highways 12 and 81, then 1½ miles east | Crofton, NE

Tantanka Wildlife Management Area

Six miles north and one mile east of Crofton, NE

Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

Choose from 20 man-made lakes on 300 acres at an area that is open year-round. Activities include birding, fishing, swimming, boating, camping and picnicking. Offers hard-surfaced pads situated among mature shade trees. Picnicking and primitive camping. 300 tents, 200 trailers, $10-$14. Gas-powered boating is allowed only on Victory Lake and Lake 20. All others allow only electric trolling motors. The area has three swimming beaches and a lake specially redesigned for personal watercraft.
3 miles West on US Hwy 30. | Fremont, NE | (402) 727-3290

Headworks Park

Seventeen-acre recreation area with swimming, fishing, camping-unlimited tents, 23 trailers. No water in winter. ATV and dirt bike riding. Biannual NOHVA Jamboree.
51137 North Impala Lane, 6 miles west of Genoa on Highway 22 | Genoa, NE | 402-993-2409

Loup Lands Wildlife Management Area

With 485 acres along the Loup River near the Loup power canal head gates.
It is three miles southwest of town | Genoa, NE

Prairie Wolf Wildlife Management Area

Includes 972 acres, mostly bottomlands along the Loup, with some grasslands and marshes.
A mile south of town on Highway 39 | Genoa, NE