Timber Point Lake: ADDRESS: 1
Mi. E, 1 Mi. S And 1 Mi. E Of Brainard PHONE: (402) 476-2729 Timber Point Lake Wildlife Management Area is
one of eight flood control lakes managed for public recreation by the Lower
Platte South Natural Resources District. It has 160 total acres and 29 lake
acres. There are two access roads off of County Road V. Seasonal (April -
October) portable restrooms and picnic tables are on-site. Three camping pads
are available and tent camping is allowed - observe posted rules. Rules include
21-inch length minimum on Largemouth Bass. No entry fee or permit is required,
but state game permits are required. Significant fishery and boat ramp (no wake
boating) improvements were made in 2005 and 2006. Have fun at Timber Point and
Village of Brainard, NE: Evergreen Park features a horseshoe pit, sand
volleyball court, playground, new basketball court, picnic area, and camper
hookups in a wooded area. Reservations may be made by calling (402) 545-2701 or
email: firstname.lastname@example.org during City Hall's business hours.
Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area, Nebraska - Camping
Lake Wanahoo is part of the Environmental Restoration Project
for the Sand Creek watershed. The project area comprises 1,777 acres, including
a 662 acre lake. The project area is owned by the Lower Platte North Natural
Resources District (LPNNRD) and was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission provided in-lake and
recreation design input.
A LPNNRD Lake Wanahoo Park Entry Permit is required. Towed
vehicles that are taken off of trailers also require a park entry permit.
A four stall shower/restroom facility is conveniently located in the camping
Camping facilities on the west side of the lake include:
24 grass pads with electricity (West loop, sites 1-24. Sites
1-10 have 50 Amp service).
50 gravel pads with electricity (East loop, sites 25-75.
Sites 66-75 have 50 Amp service).
60 grass pads without electricity (South loop, sites 76-135).
Oak State Recreation Area: Branched
Oak, 2 1/2 miles. N of Malcolm via S-55M, is the largest of the Salt Valley
Lakes near Lincoln, encompassing 5,595 acres with 1,800 acres of water. The
campgrounds have restrooms, showers, drinking water, and 4 dump stations. There
are 338 pad sites and ample space for primitive camping.Campground Notes
Camping is permitted in nine public use areas around the
lake. Facilities and opportunities range from modern to primitive. Middle Oak
Creek Campground (Area #4) offers hard surfaced campsites with 30-amp and
50-amp electrical hookups, non-electrical camper pads and tent sites. Middle
Oak Creek campers have access to two modern shower buildings and will also find
such other facilities as a dump station, playground and boat ramp with limited
overnight docks. South Shore Campground (Area #1) offers paved campsites with,
30-amp and 50 amp electrical hookups, 11 full hook up sites, tent sites. Access
to 2 coin-operated shower buildings, 2 dump stations, playground, shelter you
can rent, at office (seats 60).