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High river flows close Riverview Marina SRA, Indian Cave SP boat ramp

LINCOLN, Neb. – Riverview Marina State Recreation Area (SRA) in Nebraska City and the boat ramp at Indian Cave State Park near Shubert are closed to the public until further notice due to high flows from the Missouri River. In addition, the high water from heavy recent rains have put the boat ramps out of service at Wagon Train and Bluestem SRAs in Lancaster County. Those areas and Louisville SRA in Cass County are experiencing lowland flooding. Water levels can …

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Six state recreation areas will allow fireworks on July 4

LINCOLN, Neb. – Visitors to six state recreation areas will be allowed to touch off fireworks on Independence Day, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Those visitors should always use caution when lighting fireworks. Branched Oak State Recreation Area (SRA) near Malcolm, Fort Kearny SRA near Kearney, Memphis SRA near Memphis, Fremont SRA near Fremont, Pawnee SRA near Emerald and Wagon Train SRA near Hickman will permit fireworks from 8 a.m. until midnight on July 4 only. Signs …

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Road work to cause road closures near Wagon Train SRA

LINCOLN, Neb. – Visitors to Wagon Train State Recreation Area (SRA) should expect detours beginning this week. Lancaster County is replacing a culvert at the corner of South 96th Street and Hickman Road. The park will remain open during construction, but visitors to the popular area should watch for detour signs. Construction is expected to last approximately eight days. Wagon Train SRA is located 2 miles east of Hickman in Lancaster County. A valid Nebraska park entry permit is required …

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Family Fun Night scheduled at Wagon Train SRA

LINCOLN, Neb. – Bring the entire family to Wagon Train State Recreation Area for a fun night of outdoor activities Sept. 12. Family Fun Night will include fishing, tomahawk throwing, astronomy, Project Wild nature activities, aerial archery and hiking. This free two-hour event begins at 6 p.m. Register at register-ed.com/events/view/108694. Wagon Train is located 2 miles east of Hickman in Lancaster County. A park entry permit is required, as well as a fishing license for anglers age 16 and older.

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2014 Animal Run to Benefit Wagon Train State Recreation Area

LINCOLN – The 31st annual Animal Run in Feb. 1 in Hickman will support Wagon Train State Recreation Area (SRA). The annual fun run, sponsored by the Voice News, raises money for a different cause each year. Wagon Train SRA was damaged during a tornado last fall, and money raised will help fund rebuilding and cleanup efforts at the SRA, which is located 2 miles east of Hickman, in Lancaster County. The event will include a 5K fun run and …

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Access Road to Wagon Train SRA Boat Ramp to Reopen Oct. 11

LINCOLN, Neb. – The access road to the boat ramp at Wagon Train State Recreation Area in Lancaster County will reopen Friday, Oct. 11 and the ramp will be available. Crews have cleaned up those areas after an Oct. 3 storm downed numerous trees and destroyed structures. The other areas closed due to the storm will remain closed while cleanup continues.

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