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

Sutherland SRA is a 3,017-acre lake with 37 acres of land on three accesses. The area offers primitive camping, power boating, fishing and a swimming beach. There are non-electrical pad sites along with non designated sites.

The Oregon Trail 9 hole golf course is located just a few minutes north of the lake.

Sutherland SRA is a 3,017 acre lake with 37 acres of land on 3 accesses. This area offers primitive camping, power boating, fishing and a swimming beach. There are non electrical pad sites along with non designated sites.

Ice fisherman should take care during the winter - heated water discharged from the power plant can cause thin areas in the ice.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 17 Grills: 33 Boating: Yes Types: All Ramps: 3 Docks: 2 Fishing: Yes Cleaning Stations: 1 Swimming: Yes Beaches: 1

Recreation - The area offers primitive camping, power boating, fishing and a swimming beach. There are non-electrical pad sites along with non designated sites.

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 - To get to Sutherland Reservoir from the I-80 exit go 4 miles south on highway 25 and turn left at the sign.


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Contact Information:
Sutherland Reservoir State Recreation Area, 301 East State Farm Rd. , North Platte, NEBRASKA, 69101, Phone: (308) 535-8025
, NorthPlatte.Maintenance@ngpc.ne.gov

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Links:
Sutherland Reservoir State Recreation Area - Official site of Sutherland Reservoir State Recreation Area

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