This is a beautiful lake, with sandy beaches and seagulls -so strangely out of place in rural Nebraska, and such a nice surprise! I only visited it briefly, but it is lovely in the off-season, when it is quiet and there are few people.
I went to see the eagles that winter here. Most have gone but there were still some left. I loved watching them fly around. The lake is gorgeous and I'm sure it would be a lot of fun to be here in the summer. Looks like good camping and lots of beaches.
But that's where it ends. It seemed cool that you can camp and drive right on the beach. Campgrounds that are more focused on tent camping have only a vault toilet, waaaaaay back on the road at least a 1/4 mile from the beach itself. So you can guess where most people went when the urge hit. The beaches have...
Nebraska's biggest lake, McConaughy is an excellent destination. Whether you're just looking to sit on a beach or if you're getting out on the water in a boat, you can't go wrong on a sunny summer day at the Lake.
Big Mac is a great place to spend time for vacation or weekend. Largest lake in Nebraska has great sandy beaches, although beaches were limited due to high water this year. Great lake for fishing, boating, sailing or jet skiing. Plenty of access all the way around the lake as well as most amenities. Also has a very challenging golf...