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

Sandy Channel is a 134-acre area adjacent to the Platte River with 47 acres of ponds. The area offers primitive camping.

Sandy Channel is located near the Elm Creek interchange on I-80. You can visit the Chevyland U.S.A. Auto Museum. While you're at Sandy Channel, you may see some of the local scuba divers enjoying the local underwater scenery.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Boating: Yes Types: Electric motor, non-powered River Access: Yes Fishing: Yes

Recreation - Sandy Channel is a 134 acre area adjacent to the Platte River with 47 acres of ponds. This area offers primitive camping.

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 Elm Creek Int

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Contact Information:
Sandy Channel State Recreation Area, 1020 V Rd , Kearney, NEBRASKA, 68847-9804, Phone: (308) 865-5305
, Fort.Kearny@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
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Sandy Channel State Recreation Area - Official site of Sandy Channel State Recreation Area


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