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On the quieter side: 9 state parks where you can escape the crowds

By Renae Blum/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Busy state parks are busy for a reason: There’s plenty to do and lots to see. But there are plenty of quieter parks, too. They still offer amenities and attractions that make for a fun day or weekend, but typically aren’t as packed with visitors. Here are nine state parks to put on your list when you’re looking for peace and more relaxation. Niobrara State Park Niobrara State Park is a hidden gem: …

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Victoria Springs SRA campground to get electrical upgrade

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Victoria Springs State Recreation Area campground is getting an electrical upgrade beginning at the end of October, causing potential campsite closures through the middle of November. The update is being made to 21 sites so each will be available for 50-, 30- and 20-amp service. The upgrade is expected be completed by mid-November. Visit the Custer County park or call 308-749-2235 to check campsite availability. An entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park and …

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The Big Suck


Today I want to blog about a little project some of our fisheries staffed did at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area (SRA), recently.  To give you a little background, I have to tell you about duckweed, a small aquatic plant. Duckweed is a common aquatic plant on some Nebraska waters, it is a small plant that floats on the surface.  It is NOT an algae, it actually has leaves and small roots.  Typically, duckweed grows on small waters that are …

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Grand Re-opening of Victoria Springs Lake

LINCOLN – A grand re-opening of the lake at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area to celebrate the completion of an aquatic habitat project will be June 25 from 4-7 p.m. The public is welcome to take a tour of the lake and stay for hot dogs, beans, chips and soda. The lake has undergone many improvements, including deepening, replacement of the outlet structure, bank stabilization, better shoreline angling access, a fishing pad, and the installation of underwater fish attractors. The …

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