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Restricted Open Waters

The following waters are open to non-powered vessels and those powered with conventional outboard electric motors only, except as posted and Commission management and law enforcement activities.

ALEXANDRIA STATE RECREATION AREA (4 miles east of Alexandria, Jefferson Co.)

ARNOLD STATE RECREATION AREA (south edge of Arnold, Custer Co.)

ARROWHEAD WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (4 miles west and 4 miles north of Odell, Gage Co.)

ATKINSON STATE RECREATION AREA (1 miles west of Atkinson, Holt Co.)

BASSWAY STRIP WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (Gibbon Interchange of 1-80, Buffalo Co.)

BOWMAN STATE RECREATION AREA (1/2 mile west of Loup City, Sherman Co.)

CARTER P JOHNSON LAKE, FORT ROBINSON STATE PARK (3 miles west of Crawford, Sioux Co.)

CHAMPION STATE RECREATION AREA (1/2 mile west of Champion, Chase Co.)

CHEYENNE STATE RECREATION AREA (Wood River Interchange of 1-80, Hall Co.)

COTTONWOOD or LAKE YANKTON (Below Gavins Point Dam, Knox Co.)

CRESCENT LAKE (National Wildlife Refuge Lake, Garden Co.)
Sport fishing only. Subject to posting as to where boats may be used.

CRYSTAL LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA (1 1/2 miles north of Ayr, Adams Co.)

DEAD TIMBER STATE RECREATION AREA (5 miles north and 1 1/2 miles east of Scribner, Dodge Co.)

DIAMOND LAKE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (3 miles west of Odell, Gage Co.)

FORT KEARNY STATE RECREATION AREA (3/4 mile east and 1 mile north of Ft. Kearny, Kearney Co.)

FREMONT STATE RECREATION AREA (3 miles west of Fremont, Dodge Co.)
Lake 2, Lake 18E

HAYES CENTER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (12 miles northeast of Hayes Center, Hayes Co.)

HEDGEFIELD WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (1 mile east of Holland, Lancaster Co.)

INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 80 LAKES
Formed as a result of construction, Publicly owned and controlled

KILLDEER STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (2 1/2 miles north of Martell, Lancaster Co.)

LOUISVILLE STATE RECREATION AREA (1/2 mile northwest of Louisville, Cass Co.)

MEMPHIS STATE RECREATION AREA (North edge of Memphis, Saunders Co.)

MORMON ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA (Northeast quadrant Grand Island Interchange and U.S. Highway 281, Hall Co.)

PIBEL STATE RECREATION AREA (9 miles south and 1 mile east of Bartlett, Wheeler Co.)

RAVENNA STATE RECREATION AREA (1 mile southeast of Ravenna, Buffalo Co.)

ROCK CREEK STATE RECREATION AREA (4 miles north and 1 mile west of Parks, Dundy Co.)

SANDY CHANNEL STATE RECREATION AREA (1 1/2 miles south of Elm Creek Interchange of Interstate 80, Buffalo and Phelps counties)

SWAN CREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (7 miles east of Milligan, Saline Co.)

TEAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (2 miles south of Kramer, Lancaster Co.)

TWIN LAKES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (3 miles north and 5 miles east of Milford, Seward Co.) Closed to sailboats at all times and all forms of boating during any waterfowl season.

UNION PACIFIC STATE RECREATION AREA (Northeast quadrant Odessa Interchange of Interstate 80, Buffalo Co.)

VALENTINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE LAKES (Cherry Co.)
Subject to posting as to where boats may be used. For sport fishing only.

VERDON STATE RECREATION AREA (1/2 mile west of Verdon, Richardson Co.)

WAR AXE STATE RECREATION AREA (3 1/2 miles south of Shelton, northeast quadrant of Interstate 80, Buffalo Co.)

WILDWOOD WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (1 mile north and 1 mile west of Agnew, Lancaster Co.)

WILSON CREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (1 mile south, 1 mile east and 1/2 mile south of Otoe, Otoe Co.)

WINTERS CREEK LAKE (12 miles northeast of Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff Co.)

YANKEE HILL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (2 1/2 miles east and 1 mile south of Denton, Lancaster Co.)


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