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Description - This information was provided by Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area

Box Butte Reservoir SRA encompasses 2,212 acres (1,600-acre lake) on the west edge of the Sandhills, 9½ miles N of Hemingford.

Facilities/Activities: Electrical and Primitive camping, water, boat ramp, fish cleaning station, unsupervised swimming, picnic tables, shelters, vault toilets, fishing and hiking.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 40 Grills: 29 Shelters: 4 Boating: Yes Types: All Ramps: 2 Docks: 2 Fishing: Yes Cleaning Stations: 1 Swimming: Yes Beaches: 1

Recreation - The area offers power boating, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and offers 14 30 & 50 amp non-reservable campsites and 40 primitive campsites.

Climate - Nebraska has a moderate climate with high humidity. The relative humidity in this state averages 70 percent throughout the year. Winter temperatures normally average between 20 and 45 degrees F. March brings warmer weather and temperatures above freezing for most of the month. Spring is in full swing by late April when temperatures often reach above 60 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach highs of 95 degrees F frequently, with warm weather continuing into mid September. Crisp fall weather truly begins in October when nighttime temperatures begin to dip into the low 40s. The wettest time of the year in this state is late spring through summer.

Location - 10 N of Hemingford

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Contact Information:
Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area, PO Box 392 , Crawford, Nebraska, 69339-0392, Phone: (308) 665-2903
, Fort.Robinson@ngpc.ne.gov

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Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area - Official site of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area


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