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Description - This information was provided by NEBRASKA GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION

Pioneer State Recreation Area is a former wayside area with 8 acres of land. The area has a parking lot, vault latrine and picnic shelters. Day use only. No camping allowed.

The area is a former wayside area, which once served as stopping points for highway travelers. Wayside areas were phased out in 1984. Some became modern rest areas while others became state recreation areas.

Attractions - Water: Yes Picnicking: Yes

Recreation - The area has a parking lot, vault latrine and picnic shelters. Day use only. No camping allowed.

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 - 1.5 S of Swedeburg

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Contact Information:
Pioneer State Recreation Area, 3019 Apple Street , Lincoln, NEBRASKA, 68503, Phone: (402) 471-5566
, Marvin.Kunze@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

Pioneer State Recreation Area - Official site of Pioneer State Recreation Area


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