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Description - This information was NEBRASKA GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION

War Axe is a former wayside area with 9 acres of land and a 16-acre lake. There are 8 non-designated campsites with a modern restroom facility. War Axe is located on Interstate 80, at the Shelton Interchange, Exit 291.

This area offers boating, fishing and picnicking. Electric motor and non-powered boats can be used on the area's lake.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Modern Restroom: Yes Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 6 Grills: 4 Shelters: 3 Boating: Yes Types: Electric motor, non-powered Fishing: Yes

Recreation - This area offers boating, fishing and picnicking. Electric motor and non-powered boats can be used on the area's lake.

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 - 4 miles south of Shelton or NE section of the Shelton I-80 Interchange

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Contact Information:
War Axe State Recreation Area, PO Box 427 , Gibbon, NEBRASKA, 68840-0427, Phone: (308) 468-5700

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