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

Union Pacific is a former wayside area comprising 26 acres of land and 12 acres in a sandpit. This area offers boating, picnicking and fishing. There are non-designated campsites with a modern restroom facility.

Located near Kearney, Union Pacific allows easy access to numerous restaurants, shopping, and the Museum of Nebraska Art.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Modern Restroom: Yes Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 8 Grills: 3 Shelters: 3 Boating: Yes Types: Electric motor, non-powered Fishing: Yes

Recreation - This area offers primitive camping, picnicking and fishing.

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 - Located near Kearney

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Contact Information:
Union Pacific 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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Union Pacific State Recreation Area - Official site of Union Pacific State Recreation Area


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