Pawnee Lake


Pawnee Lake, NE is a State Recreation Area located about 12 miles west of downtown Lincoln, Nebraska and three miles northwest of Emerald, Nebraska just off I-80 at Exit 388. This area features 207 primitive campsites - 68 with electrical hookups. Recreation opportunities include fishing, swimming, picnicking, and wildlife watching. Facilities at Pawnee include a marina, gasoline station, and a convenience store. A State Park Permit is required for entry.


12 miles west of downtown Lincoln, northeast and three miles northwest of Emerald, NE. Take exit #388 from I-80.





Lincoln, NE


Boating Camping Fishing Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site Environmental Education


USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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