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NRD Outdoor Recreation Areas

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NRD Outdoor Recreation Areas

Feeling the need to get away from it all? You're in luck - no matter where you are in Nebraska, from the biggest city to the most remote Sandhills ranch, you are never far from an outdoor recreation area offered by our state's Natural Resources Districts (NRDs). Whether you're looking for a quiet fishing hole, a hiking area or bike path, a place to hunt or camp, or just a scenic spot to enjoy a picnic, chances are you can find what you're looking for by visiting one of the many NRD recreation areas across the state. We urge you to get out and enjoy the "Good Life" at the earliest opportunity, whether you're a visitor or a resident of our beautiful state.


•Quick access to information on all of the outdoor recreation areas sponsored by Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts
•Activity groups let you find all the rec areas that offer activities you're interested in
•Browse for areas near you on the map
•Advanced filtering options let you zero in on areas that offer exactly the facilities, services, and/or fish species you're looking for within a certain distance of your current location
•Favorites view lets you save your favorite areas so they're always right at your fingertips
•Find nearby areas and view your Favorites right on your wrist with Apple Watch companion app
•Share directions, maps, and other information about a rec area or NRD office via email, iMessage, Facebook, or Twitter
•Get step-by-step driving directions to a rec area or NRD office in the app; send a route to the Maps app for guided navigation
•Get alerted to new rec area openings and other announcements
Lower Platte North NRD