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June Outdoor Calendar

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in June:

June 1 – Living History, Fort Atkinson State Historical Park (SHP), Fort Calhoun, 402-468-5611

June 2, 16 – Pistol League, Platte River State Park (SP), Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 3 – Family Fishing Event, Skyview Lake, Norfolk, 6-8 p.m.

June 3-Sept. 30 – JOAD Adult Archery Development Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln, 402-471-6141

June 4 – Family Fishing Event, Pawnee Park East Pond, Columbus, 6-8 p.m.

June 4, 11, 18, 25 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Archery Class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 7 – Grand opening of the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 7 – Family Fishing Event, Yanney Lake, Kearney, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 7 – National Park Service Outdoor Event, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 7 – High Five Relay Run, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland, 402-944-2523

June 7 – Fishing is Fun Clinic and Water Expo, Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area (SRA), Ogallala, 308-284-8800

June 7-8 – Scheels 3-D Archery Tournament, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284

June 7-8 – Shut Up and Fish Walleye Tournament, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, 308-284-8800

June 7-8 – Rock Creek Trail Days, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 402-729-5777

June 7-Aug. 3 – Swimming pool open daily, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 8 – Walleye Kids’ Fishing Clinic, Rockford Lake SRA, Rockford, 402-729-5777

June 9, 11 – Rimfire Sporter Rifle Clinic, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 9-27 – Residents and nonresidents may apply for one deer permit in any draw unit

June 9-27 – Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units

June 9-27 – Residents may apply for one elk permit

June 10 – Family Fishing Event, Fremont SRA Lake No. 3, Fremont, 6-8 p.m.

June 11 – Family Fishing Event, Benson Park Pond, Omaha, 6-8 p.m.

June 11 – Beyond BOW Archery Class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 11 – Family Fishing Event, Recharge Lake, York, 6-8 p.m.

June 12 – 4-H Horse Camp, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 13 – National Park Service Campground Program, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 13 – Beyond BOW Canoe Trip, Ashland

June 13-14 – Ash Hollow Pageant, Ash Hollow SHP, Lewellen, 308-778-5651

June 13-15 – Intertribal Gathering, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 14 –Dedication of three new six-bedroom cabins at Mahoney SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 14 – Buffalo Cookout and National Park Service Program, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 14 – Adventure Race: Run, Roll and Rock Row, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 402-729-5777

June 14 – Beyond BOW Geocaching, Maskenthine Lake Recreation Area, Stanton

June 14 – Chadron State Park’s 93rd Anniversary Event, Chadron SP, Chadron, 308-432-6167

June 14 – Fly-Fishing School, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., cornhuskerflyfishers.org

June 14-15 – Bugs and Bones Weekend, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284

June 15 – Father’s Day Fish Fry, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284

June 15 – Father’s Day Fishing Tournament, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 15 – Father’s Day Buffet, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 15 – Father’s Day Buffet, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-234-2217

June 16-18 – Top Shot Outdoor Skills Camp, Halsey

June 17 – Family Fishing Event, Walnut Creek Reservoir, Papillion, 6-8 p.m.

June 18 – Family Fishing Event, Bowling Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

June 18 – Beyond BOW Archery Class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 19 – Panhandle Pollinators Workshop, Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Gering, 308-436-3777

June 19 – Pony Express Re-ride, Fort Kearny SHP, Kearney, 308-865-5305

June 20 – Pony Express Re-ride, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 402-729-5777

June 20-22 – Spanish Mustang Breeders, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 21 – Carp-O-Rama, Pawnee SRA, Emerald, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 21 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Introduction to Trap, Skeet, 5-Stand and Sporting Clays, Fort Kearny Shooting Range, Kearney

June 21 – Dirty Bird Mud Run, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284

June 21 – Nebraska Native Plant Society Field Day, Indian Cave SP, Shubert, 10 a.m., 402-471-5427

June 21 – Living History, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 402-729-5777

June 24 – Family Fishing Event, City Pond, North Platte, 6-8 p.m.

June 25 – Family Fishing Event, Cottonmill Lake, Kearney, 6-8 p.m.

June 25 – Beyond BOW Archery Class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 26 – Family Fishing Event, Mormon Island SRA Lake No. 1, Grand Island, 6-8 p.m.

June 27 – National Park Service Campground Program, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

June 28 – Beyond BOW Summer Walleye Fishing, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, 308-284-8800

June 28-29 – Becoming an Outdoors Family Camp, Two Rivers SRA, Waterloo, 402-471-5547

June 28-29 – Nebraska Walleye Association Fishing Tournament, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, 308-284-8800

June 29 – Sod House Sunday, Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch SHP, Merriman, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 308-684-5305

Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information. Visit HuntSafeNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and BoatSafeNebraska.org for a list of boating safety classes.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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