Plenty of fun places to go boating in Nebraska. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast, southwest or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.
Boating in NE
For further information about boating in Nebraska, contact the Nebraska Game & Parks Division - Boating Licenses located at 2200 N. 33rd St, Lincoln, NE 68503. The phone number is 402 471-0641.
This website focuses on all aspects of boating including new and used boats for sale, boat rentals, repairs, accessories, storage and more.
For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the Nebraska, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in NE. Cities listed in this section include Alliance, Crawford, Gering, Gordon, Scotts Bluff, Burwell, Butte, Dakota City, Norfolk, Oneill, Big Springs, Lewellen, McCook, North Platte, Paxton, Alma, Bellevue, Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha.
Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area, Bridgeport State Recreation Area, Fort Robinson State Park, Atkinson Lake State Recreation Area, Niobrara State Park, Willow Creek State Recreation Area, Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area, Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area , Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area, Brownville State Recreation Area, Johnson Lake State Recreation Area and Rockford State Recreation Area .
Rivers & Lakes For Boating in NE
Nebraska lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of Nebraska include Box Butte Reservoir, Crescent Lake, Lake Alice, Lake Minatare, Twin Lakes , Calamus Reservoir, Lewis And Clark Lake, Rush Lake, Sherman Reservoir, Willow Creek Lake, Harry Strunk Lake, Lake McConaughy, Red Willow Reservoir, Sutherland Reservoir, Swanson Reservoir, Branched Oak Lake, Harlan County Lake, Pawnee Lake, Sherman Reservoir and Wagon Train Lake. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.
Nebraska also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Niobrara River, White River, Elkhorn River, Logan Creek, Frenchman Creek, Lodgepole Creek, Little Blue River and Platte River.
Boating opportunities in Nebraska
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NE boating equipment and gear.
Throughout Nebraska you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.
Go boating in Nebraska
Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of Nebraska accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.