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Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area


Park Snapshot


One of eastern Nebraska's most popular recreation areas, Fremont has about 40 land acres and nearly 300 water acres in 20 sandpit lakes. Located three miles west of Fremont, this is a favorite area with campers, picnickers and water enthusiasts - from boating to fishing to water skiing. The swimming beach is unsupervised, and there is a PWC area, as well as a handicap accessible fishing pier.


Thousands of campers, anglers, boaters, swimmers, picnickers and other enthusiasts enjoy the outdoor recreation at Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area. Few areas offer more diversified recreation. Facilities include modern campgrounds with dump stations, picnic tables, shelter houses, fireplaces, playground equipment, water, lights, modern restrooms and boat launch sites.

Fremont Lakes is composed of 20 sandpit lakes that provide a place for just about any type of activity. The areas features three swimming beaches. The area also has a specially redesigned lake for use by personal water craft (PWC). A ramp has been installed to allow the PWCs to back into the water, and two new picnic/viewing shelters have been added to the PWC beach.

Overnight Accommodations

Camping Facilities:
200 camping pads with electrical hookups*
12 non-pad sites with electrical hookups*
600 non-pad sites without electricity
*20/30-amp. 1-year advance reservable campsites

Fremont State Recreation Area's campgrounds offer hardsurfaced pads, situated among mature shade trees. Modern shower/latrine buildings and drinking water are conveniently located. There are showers, trailer dump stations and water are available. Fishing, boating, swimming beach, picnicking and primitive camping is also available in the park.

All campers must register. Reservations are accepted. Reservations are taken for 50% of the modern camping at Pathfinder and Victory Lake campgrounds. Reservations are taken up to 1 year in advance of arrival day. Year to date reservations begin at 9 .m. CT, by phone, in person or over the Internet.

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Facility Details

Camping: Yes

Water: Yes
Modern Restroom: Yes
Dump Station: Yes
Showers: Yes
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: 241
Grills: 245
Shelters: 5
Shelters w/ elec.: 0

Boating: Yes

Types: All
Ramps: 6
Docks: 3
Fuel Avail.: No
Boat Rental: No
River Access: No

Fishing: Yes

Cleaning Stations: 0

Swimming: Yes

Pools: 0
Beaches: 4

Concessions: Yes

Lakeside Country Store & Grill, located on Victory Lake, phone #402-753-0957

Visitor Center: No

Office on Site: Yes

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