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Local Area Recreation Near Ogallala / Tri Trails KOA Journey

Our local area is known for lots of outdoor recreation. Lake McConaughy is a year round playground.  Ogallala is also home to many historical places such as Boot Hill and Mansion on the Hill. Enjoy your stay at a our campground and go up and spend some time at the Lake or at one of the many historical places around town.

Western Diamonds Sports Complex

Western Diamonds Sports Complex

A 1.8 mile hiking/biking trail runs through the complex. There are five picnic shelters, which were provided by the Ogallala Optimist Club.

301 West 10th Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-284-6764

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Lake McConaughy

Lake McConaughy

35,000 surface acres and 105 miles of shoreline make for the states largest playground. Sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, water skiing, picnicking, hunting, ice skating, backpacking, eagle viewing are just a few things that will keep you busy!!!

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Boot Hill

Boot Hill

Authentic cowboy cemetery from Ogallala's pioneer days. Located at WEST 10th and Parkhill Drive (four blocks west of Spruce at WEST 10TH)

Watercraft Rental at Lake Mac Beach Bumz

Watercraft Rental at Lake Mac Beach Bumz

Beach Bumz offers some of the most unique water toys on the lake.  Our Premier Sunsation 240 pontoon boat with an upper-deck and slide provides endless fun for the entire family.  The Lowe SF-212 pontoon boat is great for cruising the lake or fishing.  Kawasaki STX-15F jet-skis are also available for rent.

308-289-3376

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Watercraft Rental Big Mac Marina

Watercraft Rental Big Mac Marina

Watercraft Rentals at Big Mac Marina

308-355-5555

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Watercraft Rental Ski Patrol

Watercraft Rental Ski Patrol

Watercraft Rentals at Ski Patrol

3 Mcginleys

Lemoyne, NE 69146

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Petrified Wood Gallery and Art Center

Petrified Wood Gallery and Art Center

World class collection of petrified wood specimens from 28 of the 31 forests plus unique art work including petrified wood music boxes, three dimensional pictures, birds, plants, geodes and gemstone butterflies, eggs, spheres and toad stools. The gallery is adorned with bronze sculptures and original pieces of art displayed by guest artists.

418 E 1st

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-284-9996

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Offsite-Geocaching

Offsite-Geocaching

In your geocaching adventures, be sure and check out the 10 caches placed by the Keith County Visitors Committee.  Just search for “Keith County” at www.geocaching.com. Keith County's geocaching trail will lead you from the Thrill of the Hill to the End of the Trail.  You'll explore historic sites from our pioneer, Texas Trail and Lincoln Highway eras, and discover some unique recreational spots and visitor attractions.  Good luck geocaching!

Ogallala, NE 69153

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Goodall Recreation Center

Goodall Recreation Center

Welcome to the Goodall Rec Center.  We offer an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, indoor track, weightlifting machines, free weights, lockers rooms, and an indoor half basketball court.

505 W G Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-284-8735

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Cowboy Revue in Ogallala, NE

Cowboy Revue in Ogallala, NE

The show runs from Memorial Day weekend to mid-August. Relive the Old West at Front Street Crystal Palace Revue. Step through our swinging doors and enter into 1870's Ogallala when cattle was king and gold was the form of payment. Lean up against our old rugged bar as cowboys reenact a gunfight on the streets of early Ogallala, followed by the Crystal Palace Revue complete with saloon girls, pioneers, cowboys, and a night you won't forget. Our show is currently in its 58th season, making it the longest-running summer stock theater in Nebraska. Enjoy an evening at the Crystal Palace Saloon and experience Ogallala at the end of the Texas Trail.

519 E 1st Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-284-6000

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HIKING & BEACHCOMBING

HIKING & BEACHCOMBING

Lake McConaughy has 100+ miles of shoreline to explore, and there is a 2.5 mile long Hike/Bike trail on the east side of Lake Ogallala. Exploring the beaches and trails via fat tire bikes is also becoming very popular. The lake area is beautiful all year round, but the peace and solitude you'll find in winter add a truly special dimension to the experience.  Whether you're hiking for exercise or just taking a stroll, you'll have the chance to observe the unique geology, plants and wildlife activity in the lake area. Thanks for leaving only your footprints!

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Mansion on the Hill

Mansion on the Hill

An authentic Victorian style home, the Mansion on the Hill was Ogallala's finest residence when it was completed in 1887. Today, it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and is a favorite with visitors to Ogallala.

1004 N Spruce Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

800-658-4390

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Kites and Castles

Kites and Castles

Kites and Castles is Lake McConaughy's longest running event.  Held every July--except once-- since 1989.
Built on the edge of a unique geographic formation known as the Sandhills means that this lake on the high plains of Nebraska has white sand to play in.
Bring the kids. Stay the day. Stay the weekend. Kites and Castles is a free event to enter or view. State park permit is required to enter the park.

308-284-4066

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J Dawgs Junk and Embroidery

J Dawgs Junk and Embroidery

Antique shop just down the road from Ogallala/Tri-Trails KOA.

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-289-1301

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Offsite Shopping-Anne Marie's Antiques and Gifts in Paxton

Offsite Shopping-Anne Marie's Antiques and Gifts in Paxton

Anne Marie's Antiques and Gifts is a unique shop located in the original Paxton Union Pacific Railroad Depot dated back to 1897. Explore a great selection of antiques and vintage items plus handmade gifts from local artisans. 
After shopping, stop at The Grainery (next door) for some yummy coffee and an ice-cream cone. You can also walk the 20-acre Aronia Berry field which Anne Marie's is located on. Visitors can sample Aronia Berries and learn more about these "super berries" grown by Good Berry Farms.

111 South Oak St.

Paxton, NE 69155

308-239-4400

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City Tennis Courts

City Tennis Courts

Ogallala has four lighted tennis courts located at Glines/Nye Park at West 10th and B Street.

301 West 10th Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

308-284-6764

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