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

Wagon Train is a 315-acre Corps of Engineers watershed impoundment with 746 acres of land. There are 70 non-designated campsites. Wagon Train Lake is located 2 miles east of Hickman.

Wagon Train is a 315 acre watershed impoundment with 746 acres of land. This area offers electrical camp pads, primitive camping, boating, fishing, picnicking and a swimming beach.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Dump Station: Yes Trails: Yes Hiking: 1 miles Mtn. Bike: 1 miles Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 125 Grills: 109 Shelters: 3 Boating: Yes Types: All (5-mph limit) Ramps: 1 Docks: 1 Fishing: Yes Swimming: Yes Beaches: 1

Recreation - This area offers boating, fishing, picnicking and a swimming beach.

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 - FROM LINCOLN : SOUTH ON HWY 77 TO SPUR 55-G, (APPROX. 9 MILES), EAST ON SPUR 55-G TO HICKMAN NE., CROSS 68 TH STREET AND CONTINUE EAST FOR TWO MILES, SOUTH ½ MILE ON 96TH STREET TO WAGONTRAIN RD. EAST ON WAGONTRAIN RD. TO 110TH STRRET, NORTH ½ MILE TO HICKMAN RD, WEST INTO AREA.


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Contact Information:
Wagon Train State Recreation Area, 3019 Apple Street , Lincoln, NEBRASKA, 68503, Phone: (402) 471-5566
, Marvin.Kunze@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

Links:
Wagon Train State Recreation Area - Official site of Wagon Train State Recreation Area

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