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Union Pacific State Recreation Area


Park Snapshot


Union Pacific is a former wayside area comprising 26 acres of land and 12 acres in a sandpit. This area offers boating, picnicking and fishing. There are non-designated campsites with a modern restroom facility.


Located near Kearney, Union Pacific allows easy access to numerous restaurants, shopping, and the Museum of Nebraska Art.

Overnight Accommodations

Camping Facilities:
5 non-pad sites without electricity

Union Pacific is an area comprising of 26 acres of land and 12 acres in a sandpit lake. This area offers primitive camping, picnicking and fishing.

Facility Details

Camping: Yes

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

Lodging: No

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

Trails: No

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

Picnicking: Yes

Picnic Tables: 8
Grills: 3
Shelters: 3
Shelters w/ elec.: 0

Boating: Yes

Types: Electric motor, non-powered
Ramps: 0
Docks: 0
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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