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Plan to attend The 2014 Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo

This event was formerly the Outdoor Expo.  The event will be at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area, open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo will showcase the state’s vast number of fun activities for outdoor enthusiast of all age.  This event is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in outdoor lifestyle, regardless of age or experience. 

Participating in the activities is free.  An annual or daily park permit per vehicle will be required. 

Expo Flyer & Map


Duck Dynasty Contest

At this year's Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo, there will be a lot of hair, a lot of camo, and a lot of fun. Join in the fun. Wear your camo on May 10th for the Duck Dynasty Look-A-Like Contest. The contest will be held at 2:00 p.m. with contest location given the day of the event. The contest will consist of two age categories (17 years or younger and 18+ years). Enter the free contest by 12:30 p.m. at the information booth and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission booth (In the Partners Tent). Come dressed as one of your favorite family members from A&E's Duck Dynasty for the chance to win prizes.


Bring the entire family to enjoy a day of FREE interactive hands-on activities

May 10, 2014  
  • Shooting
  • Slingshots
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • Camping Games
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Bow Fishing


Don’t miss these great opportunities

  • New for 2014 - Kiddo Nerf Gun Range and Duck Dynasty Contest
  • View and touch Nebraska’s fish and turtle species

  • Test your air rifle and shotgun skills
  • Try bowfishing
  • Shoot archery 3-D targets
  • Eat smores and other outdoor cooking goodies
  • Identify wildlife pelts at the “Trappers Tent”
  • Engage in recreational outdoor games
  • Play with nature in the kids “Discovery Zone”
  • Cook lunch over a fire - Free hotdog to cook over the fire to the first 1000 that visit the “Campground Zone”
  • Kayaking, fishing, wildlife identification, slingshots and much more
  • Youth lifetime half permit drawing

Scheduled Demonstrations:

  • Fish Cleaning and Cooking
  • Turkey Hunting
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • DIY Camping Skills


Family Fun Competitions - Win Prizes:

  • *Cabela’s Outdoor Challenge (see description below)
  • Smores Eating Contest
  • Dog Obstacle Course
  • Campground Games

*Cabela’s Outdoor Challenge

Friendly competition for the entire family sponsored by Cabela’s.  No experience needed.  Anyone that completes all 6 activities in their age division is eligible to win Cabela’s gift cards and gear packages.  Cabela’s Outdoor Challenge cards will be handed out at the designated activities.  Challenge is split into three age divisions; 8 and under, 8 – 15 and 16 and Over.  Activities will include slingshots, fish casting, shotguns, archery, camping games and many more.  Don’t miss this fun opportunity.

Thank You 2014 Sponsors!

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