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Mahoney State Park restaurant closes

Pictured is the restaurant at Peter Kiewit Lodge at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Cass County. July 10, 2018. Copyright NEBRASKAland Magazine, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Caddy’s Parkside Grill at the Peter Kiewit Lodge is closing its doors after two years of providing food service to guests at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. “This situation is unfortunate and is precipitated in part by diminished demand for sit-in dining options in conjunction with the present and growing COVID pandemic trends,” said Jim Swenson, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Parks Division administrator. Game and Parks administration is evaluating options for future food services at the …

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Highlights of Nebraska Game and Parks’ November calendar

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LINCOLN, Neb. – November offers a variety of ways to learn about and enjoy the outdoors. Here are a few you can take advantage of: Nov. 3, 10, 17: College Night on the Range, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln – College students can work on their firearm or archery skills for a reduced price on Tuesday nights through the fall semester. Nov. 7-8: River Valley Artisan and Craft Market, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Ashland – Start …

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Display and sell your work at Eugene T. Mahoney art and craft show

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Organizers of the River Valley Artisan and Craft Market, set for Nov. 7-8 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, are seeking unique artists and craft makers to join the show. This popular event, to be held at Peter Kiewit Lodge, offers vendors the opportunity to display and sell handmade work. A wide range of mediums, including woodworking, candle making, jewelry making, ceramics, glassware and art, is welcome. Hours for the show are Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. …

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Special antlerless deer hunts at Mahoney SP, Platte River SP, Schramm Park SRA

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering special antlerless deer hunting opportunities within Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks, as well as Schramm Park State Recreation Area. Successful applicants will be issued a special access permit that allows them to hunt antlerless deer in designated areas on certain dates using specific equipment. Successful applicants and interested alternates must attend an orientation session in order to receive the access permit. Applications, limited to one per …

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Commissioners to consider 2021 bighorn sheep season

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to authorize one lottery and one auction permit for the 2021 bighorn sheep season when it meets Aug. 28 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. at Peter Kiewit Lodge. The Commission also will consider recommendations to: • increase various nonresident hunt, fish and big game permit fees. A public hearing is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Central Time for proposed …

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Limited lodge stays return to Mahoney, Fort Robinson state parks July 30

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Limited overnight lodging at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s Peter Kiewit Lodge and the Fort Robinson State Park Lodge will return July 30. This is part of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s continuing effort to restore park opportunities and amenities while protecting the public and staff from the spread of COVID-19. Starting July 30 and continuing until further notice, lodge rooms will be available for rental for Thursday, Friday or Saturday night stays, with Sunday checkouts. …

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Commission temporarily closing four facilities to public access

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LINCOLN, Neb. – In proactive state and national effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and ensure the health of its customers and staff, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is temporarily closing four facilities. From March 14 through May 31, the following facilities are closed to public walk-in access: Schramm Education Center near Gretna, the indoor Activity Center Building at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Wildcat Hills Nature Center near Gering, and the Nebraska Game …

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Prescribed fires planned at Mahoney State Park

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be conducting prescribed fires at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland starting Feb. 27. These fires are part of an ongoing prairie and oak woodland restoration project and will help control the spread of invasive plants. Exact dates of the fires will depend on weather. Affected trails and roads in portions of the park will be marked with signs and closed during the fires.

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More trout stockings for Lincoln, Omaha, Mahoney SP

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Rainbow trout will be stocked in Lincoln, Omaha and Eugene T. Mahoney State Park waters this month to provide excellent fishing opportunities this winter. Trout are scheduled to be stocked at Lincoln’s Holmes Lake and Bowling Lake (south pond) and Mahoney’s CenturyLink Lake on Dec. 12 and 13, and then at Omaha’s Standing Bear Lake on Dec. 16 and 17. Trout will be supplied, weather permitting, by the Grove Lake Trout Rearing Station near Royal. Purchase 2020 …

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Special deer hunts at Mahoney SP, Platte River SP, Schramm Park SRA

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering special antlerless deer hunting opportunities within Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River State Parks (SP), as well as Schramm Park State Recreation Area (SRA). Successful applicants will be issued a special access permit that allows them to hunt antlerless deer in designated areas of a park on certain dates, using specific equipment. Successful applicants and interested alternates must attend an orientation session in order to receive the access permit. …

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