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Pibel Lake State Recreation Area

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9 S, 1 E of Bartlett
72 acres (24 water)

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Pibel Lake SRA



Pibel Lake is a 72-acre state recreation area set in a small valley hidden from the highway. The lake was recently renovated and stocked with bluegills, largemouth bass and channel catfish. A boat dock for smaller boats also has been added.


Pibel Lake is a hidden, secluded oasis on the edge of the Sandhills where large cottonwood trees lean over a quiet, spring-fed lake. There is an abudance of wildlife and a healthy population of growing fish in the newly renovated lake.

Overnight Accomodations
Camping Facilities:
30 non-pad sites without electricity

Pibel Lake has 48 acres of land and a 24-acre lake. This area offers primitive camping, no wake boating, picnicking and a playground.

Camping: Yes

Water: Yes
Modern Restroom: No
Dump Station: No
Showers: No
Laundry: No

Lodging: No

Cabins: 0
Rooms: 0
Dorms: 0
Food Service: No

Trails: No

Hiking: 0 miles
M. Bike: 0 miles
Horse: 0 miles
Trail Rides: No
Allow Horses: No

Picnicking: Yes

Picnic Tables: 53
Grills: 10
Shelters: 0
Shelters w/ elec.: 0

Boating: Yes

Types: All (5-mph limit)
Ramps: 1
Docks: 1
Fuel Avail.: No
Boat Rental: No
River Access: No

Fishing: Yes

Cleaning Stations: 0

Swimming: No

Pools: 0
Beaches: 0

Concessions: No

Visitor Center: No

Office on Site: No

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