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Summit Lake State Recreation Area

Park Snapshot

2 W of Tekamah
535 acres (190 water)

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Contact Information:
Summit Lake SRA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 240
Fort Calhoun,  NE  68023
Phone: (402)374-1727


Summit is a 190-acre Natural Resources District lake with 345 acres of land. This area offers fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, trailer dump station and a swimming beach. There are 26 camper pads and an additional 32 non-designated campsites.

Summit Lake has playground equipment consisting of swing set, jungle gym and a teeter totter. In addition a horseshoe pit, and sand volleyball have been added.

The lake offers excellent fishing opportunities for all anglers; the addition of jetties gives bank anglers access to deeper water. Species of fish are bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie and walleye. A group camping area is available by contacting the site. Visitors to Tekamah can visit the Burt County Museum.

Overnight Accomodations
Camping Facilities:
30 camping pads with electrical hookups*
15 camping pads without electricity
22 non-pad sites without electricity

Camping: Yes

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

Lodging: No

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

Trails: Yes

Hiking: 2 miles
M. Bike: miles
Horse: 0 miles
Trail Rides: No
Allow Horses: No

Picnicking: Yes

Picnic Tables: 73
Grills: 64
Shelters: 2
Shelters w/ elec.: 0

Boating: Yes

Types: All (5-mph limit)
Ramps: 2
Docks: 5
Fuel Avail.: No
Boat Rental: No
River Access: No

Fishing: Yes

Cleaning Stations: 1

Swimming: Yes

Pools: 0
Beaches: 1

Concessions: No

Visitor Center: No

Office on Site: No

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