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Rent a State Park Cabin on WOWT 6 Outdoors

Did you know that cabins and other lodging facilities are available for rental this time of year at five Nebraska state park lands with various discounts and special packages? They sure are! Find out which ones and more about state park lodging by tuning in to my Weekly Outdoor Report segment tomorrow (Thursday) evening during the 6 p.m. CST sportscast with Ross Jernstrom on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News. Can you guess the park where these cabins are located? Here’s another hint. One …

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Take a Hike on WOWT 6 News Outdoors

I’ll be encouraging you and your family  to take a hike in a state park and work off some of that leftover turkey near the Omaha-metro area on the Thanksgiving Edition of The Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News LIVE Thursday on the station’s 6 p.m. (CST) newscast during the sports segment with Greg Ortiz. You could hike up to this scenic vista located at what state park land? Any guesses? Here’s another hint for you. Figured it …

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Fall Color Peak

The timing of the fall foliage color peak and nice autumn weather coincide on this first weekend of November in the Omaha-metro and surrounding area. Here are several photos I took the last couple of days to prompt you and your family to go outside in some fashion to enjoy both the colors and the weather this weekend! Might see you out there! “Wags” — Greg Wagner.

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Attend the Missouri River Outdoor Expo on Omaha’s WOWT Channel 6

The massive Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park (www.missouririverexpo.com) is in the crosshairs for my Weekly TV Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) live this Thursday at 6 p.m CST during the sportscast. Greg Ortiz of the Channel 6 Sports Machine and I are gonna show you why you and your family should attend this grand-scale expo which is one of the largest in the nation! There will be more than 80 hands-on outdoor activities for you and the kids to …

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Community Leaders Stepping Up to Extend Park Seasons

LINCOLN, Neb. – Community leaders are committing resources to keep open Pelican Point, Oliver Reservoir, Rock Creek and Cottonwood Lake state recreation areas. These parks are among the 29 state park areas targeted for temporary closure by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. In addition, community leaders are working to provide staffing and funding to reinstate events this fall and winter at Arbor Lodge, Fort Atkinson and Buffalo Bill Ranch state historical parks and Alexandria State Recreation Area. Game and …

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Football Fans Tailgate at State Parks on WOWT Outdoors

With the kick off of football season around Nebraska (high school and college), on my WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoors Segment I’ll be encouraging you to leave a little early for your game and tailgate in one of many Nebraska’s many state park lands. For those traveling from Omaha to Lincoln via Highway 6 for the Husker game Saturday evening, I’ll be telling you to leave a bit early Saturday afternoon and stop at this quiet, quaint state recreation area to grill …

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Fun Golfing Opportunities In/Near State Parks on Channel 6

That’s right, I’ll be covering a unique topic this week on my Omaha-based Channel 6 Outdoor Report — Fun golfing opportunities in and near various Nebraska state park lands. I’ll be doing this live with Channel 6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom at Omaha Country Club during the U.S. Senior Open Championship. Here’s a fella swingin’ away on the golf driving range at Mahoney State Park near Ashland, NE. Miniature golf is fun at Mahoney, too! Find out more by tuning …

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Area Parks a Good Bet for Fourth of July Fun for the Family

LINCOLN, Neb. – Several Nebraska parks have full agendas planned for the Fourth of July weekend. Seven of the state recreation areas and one state historical park will allow park goers to set off their own fireworks in designated areas. Visitors can set off fireworks on July 4 from 8 a.m. until midnight at Branched Oak State Recreation Area (SRA) near Malcolm, Fort Kearny State Historical Park (SHP) near Kearney, Fremont SRA near Fremont, Two Rivers SRA near Venice, Pawnee …

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A Cool Place to Cool Off on Channel 6 Outdoors

With the arrival of summer-like weather, I’ll be showing you a cool place to cool off in the Nebraska state park system with your family and friends on my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on www.wowt.com Look at the pics, and try to figure out where we’re heading. I think you know where we’re going, but find out for sure by tuning in LIVE Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CST during the sportscast with the Channel 6 …

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Experience Great Outdoor Radio Show Broadcast at Run Wild

Come experience the Great Outdoor Radio Show I host at the fun Run Wild/Trails and Tales event tomorrow morning at Mahoney State Park’s Pavilion. I’d love to see ya’ there! My one-hour long radio broadcast is like no other! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and is produced by Great Plains Marketing. It airs every Saturday morning  LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio 1620 AM “The Zone” and online at www.1620thezone.com …

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