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

Rockford SRA offers shady primitive campsites and campsites with electricity around a 150-acre lake. The area offers boating, fishing, picnicking and a swimming beach.

Homestead National Monument is nearby.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Trails: Yes Hiking: 1 miles Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 90 Grills: 88 Shelters: 2 Boating: Yes Types: All Ramps: 1 Docks: 1 Fishing: Yes Swimming: Yes Beaches: 1

Recreation - The area offers boating, fishing, picnicking and a swimming beach.

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 BEATRICE NE: EAST ON HWY 136 APPROX. 7 MILES TO SO. 94TH ROAD, (ROCKFORD TURNOFF) (SIGNED), APPROX 2 MILES SOUTH TO NORTH WEST CORNER OF AREA. FOLLOW BLACK TOP ROAD TO EAST SIDE OF LAKE.


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

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

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

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