Stagecoach is a 195-acre Corps of Engineers flood control impoundment with 607 acres of land. This area offers boating, fishing and picnicking. There are 50 non-designated campsites and a handicapped-accessible fishing pier. Stagecoach is located1 ½ miles south & ½ mile west of Hickman.
Stagecoach State Recreation Area, like other areas in the Salt Valley, provides a variety of outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy.
Although not as large as some of the other reservoirs, the 195 water acres offer basically the same fish species at the other Salt Valley lakes. There are two fishing piers on the lake, one of which is handicap-accessible, as well as two boat ramps. However boating is limited to 5 mph.
Other facilities include camp sites, picnic tables, drinking water and toilets. The 412 land acres are open to hunting for pheasant, quail, dove and more, in season.
Stagecoach is a 195 acre lake with 607 acres of land. This area offers electrical camping, primitive camping, boating, fishing and picnicking. There is a handicapped-accessible fishing pier.
- Camping: Yes
Modern Restroom: Yes
Picnic Tables: 45
Types: All (5-mph limit)
Recreation - This area offers electrical camping, primitive camping, boating, fishing and picnicking. There is a handicapped-accessible fishing pier.
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.
FROM LINCOLN NE. SOUTH ON HWY 77 TO SPUR 55-G, (APPROX 9 MILES), EAST ON SPUR 55-G TO HICKMAN, NE. AND SOUTH 68TH STREET, SOUTH ON 68TH STREET TO PANAMA ROAD, (APPROX. 2 MILES) WEST ON PANAMA ROAD 3/4 MILE TO ENTRANCE.