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Lewis and Clark SRA’s Lighted Boat Parade seeks participants

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Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area invites boaters to sign up for its Fourth Annual Lighted Boat Parade, set for June 18. The parade, which has a tropical paradise theme, is held in conjunction with the SRA’s Fifth Annual National Marina Day. The top prize for this parade will be a two-night cabin stay at either Ponca State Park, Niobrara State Park or Lewis and Clark SRA, $200 in Nebraska Game and Parks Bucks, and a canvas print of their …

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Top nine state parks for horseback riding

Horse at Fort Robinson State Park in Dawes County and Sioux County. Haag, May 19, 2020. Copyright NEBRASKAland Magazine, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Horseback riding is a great way to get outdoors and see the diverse beauty of Nebraska — via miles of extensive equestrian trails in your state parks. With beautiful scenery, amenities for horse and rider, and considerable acres to roam, here are nine Nebraska Game and Parks locations every equestrian should put on their list for this year. Fort Robinson State Park: Located in Nebraska’s scenic Pine Ridge, Fort Robinson is truly a horse rider’s paradise. The park offers 20 …

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Crofton Dam Race is July 30 at Lewis and Clark SRA

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Registration is open for the Crofton Dam Race 2022, which will be July 30 at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area. Choose your adventure between three events: a sprint triathlon with kayaking instead of swimming, a half-marathon, or a 12-mile bike race. The Crofton Dam Race, which is open to athletes of all experience levels, will help raise funds for a new hike-bike trail at the SRA. • The Crofton Dam Race triathlon includes a 1.5-mile kayak paddle across the …

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Catch a festive park event near you

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska state parks will be offering a variety of events throughout the month of December. Find an event near you to celebrate the festive season. To stay informed about additional holiday events as they are scheduled, visit calendar.outdoornebraska.gov. Lewis and Clark SRA Tree Decorating Contest LINCOLN, Neb. — Put your tree decorating skills to the test for a chance to win a two-night cabin stay at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area near Crofton. The contest is …

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Lewis and Clark SRA to offer recycling following grant awards

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Recycling will become available to Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area guests this summer and will be fully implemented by fall. The SRA recently was awarded grants of $1,643 from the Nebraska Department of Environmental and Energy and $20,000 from the Nebraska Recycling Council to purchase recycling containers that will be distributed to collect single-stream recyclables. The initiative will be a key component in keeping Lewis and Clark Lake clean of unwanted waste. “As a park manager, …

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Repairs completed on two boat ramps in northeast Nebraska parks

LINCOLN, Neb. – Boating prospects in northeast Nebraska are looking up with the completion of two state park area projects in 2020. The completion of a second boat ramp at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area’s Weigand Marina will alleviate long lines of boats waiting to put in or take out. The marina at the state’s second-largest lake has had two boat ramps, but this past season, one ramp has been out of service. The $390,000 project is funded by Capital …

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Lewis and Clark SRA holding lighted boat parade Sept. 6

LINCOLN, Neb. – The public is invited to Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area on Sept. 6 for the Second Annual Weigand Marina Parade of Lights. Set for 8 p.m., the lighted boat parade at Weigand Marina offers a fun display for onlookers, as well as a pirate-themed contest for boaters who register for the parade. Judges will award prizes to winners in both divisions, for Weigand Marina slip-holders and non-slip holders. The parade is free to participate in, but …

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Summer fun planned for Labor Day weekend at Lewis and Clark SRA

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Enjoy a Labor Day weekend filled with fun outdoor activities at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area (SRA) Sept. 1-2. Get out on the water and see the park in a different light with kayaking and a lighted hayrack ride on Sept. 1. Sept. 2’s activities include an introductory archery course, Labor Day-themed arts and crafts, a fun educational program about pollinators, and a family movie in the evening. A park permit is required of each vehicle …

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Celebrate National Marina Day at Lewis and Clark SRA June 10

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Enjoy a day on the water at one of Nebraska’s best boating destinations, Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area (SRA), for a celebration of National Marina Day on June 10. Activities include kayaking, fishing clinic, boat tours, sandcastle-building contest, archery, fish-cleaning demonstration, educational sessions and a program on wetland habitats. Help keep the shorelines beautiful for everyone and assist with shore cleanup from 12:30-2 p.m. Visitors can also attend, for a small fee, a fish fry from …

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