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General Information

Description - Situated just southeast of Brownville, this 22-acre area is home to the historic Meriwether Lewis Dredge Museum, operated by the Meriwether Lewis Foundation. It offers boating access to the mighty Missouri River, with an excellent boat ramp and dock. Activities and facilities include camping (14 hard-surfaced pads), picnicking, shelters, drinking water and latrines. Brownville has a surprising array of things to offer tourists. A winery, arboretum, and riverboat rides make this unique town well worth the visit

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 18 Grills: 18 Shelters: 1 Boating: Yes Types: All Ramps: 1 River Access: Yes Fishing: Yes

Recreation - It offers boating access to the mighty Missouri River, with an excellent boat ramp and dock. Activities and facilities include camping (14 hard-surfaced pads), picnicking, shelters, drinking water and latrines.

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 -

From Omaha: I-29 south to exit #110. Then you are going west to Brownville on Hwy 136. Cross of the Missouri River Bridge and take the first left turn. Follow this road a short distance and the Brownville Recreation Area is on your left and the campground is just past this entrance and will be the next entrance on the left.

From Kansas City: North on I-29 to exit #110. Repeat the above directions.

Another route from Omaha: Hwy 75 south to Auburn, Hwy 136 east to Brownville. Turn right at junction of Main St. and Hwy 136. Follow this road a short distance and the Brownville Recreation Area is on your left and the campground is just past this entrance and will the next entrance on the left.

From Lincoln: Hwy 2 to Nebraska City, Hwy 75 south to Auburn, Hwy 136 east to Brownville. Turn right at the junction of Main St. and Hwy 136. And repeat the above directions.


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Contact Information:
Brownville State Recreation Area, RR 1 Box 30 , Shubert, NEBRASKA, 68437-9801, Phone: (402) 883-2575
, Indian.Cave@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

Links:
Brownville State Recreation Area - Official site of Brownville State Recreation Area

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