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Stagecoach State Recreation Area

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1 S, 1 W of Hickman
802 acres (195 water)

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Contact Information:
Stagecoach SRA

Phone: (402)796-2362


Stagecoach is a 195-acre Corps of Engineers flood control impoundment with 607 acres of land. This area offers boating, fishing and picnicking. There are 50 non-designated campsites and a handicapped-accessible fishing pier. Stagecoach is located1 miles south & mile west of Hickman.


Stagecoach State Recreation Area, like other areas in the Salt Valley, provides a variety of outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy.

Although not as large as some of the other reservoirs, the 195 water acres offer basically the same fish species at the other Salt Valley lakes. There are two fishing piers on the lake, one of which is handicap-accessible, as well as two boat ramps. However boating is limited to 5 mph.

Other facilities include camp sites, picnic tables, drinking water and toilets. The 412 land acres are open to hunting for pheasant, quail, dove and more, in season.

Overnight Accomodations
Camping Facilities:
22 camping pads with electrical hookups*
50 non-pad sites without electricity
*20/30/50-amp. non-reservable campsites

Stagecoach is a 195 acre lake with 607 acres of land. This area offers electrical camping, primitive camping, boating, fishing and picnicking. There is a handicapped-accessible fishing pier.

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: 45
Grills: 46
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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