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Description - This information was provided by NEBRASKA GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION Pibel Lake is a 72-acre state recreation area set in a small valley hidden from the highway. The lake was recently renovated and stocked with bluegills, largemouth bass and channel catfish. A boat dock for smaller boats also has been added.Pibel Lake is a hidden, secluded oasis on the edge of the Sandhills where large cottonwood trees lean over a quiet, spring-fed lake. There is an abudance of wildlife and a healthy population of growing fish in the newly renovated lake.Pibel Lake has 48 acres of land and a 24-acre lake. This area offers primitive camping, no wake boating, picnicking and a playground.

Attractions - Camping: Yes Water: Yes Modern Restroom: No Dump Station: No Showers: No Laundry: No Lodging: No Cabins: 0 Rooms: 0 Dorms: 0 Food Service: No Trails: No Hiking: 0 miles Mtn. Bike: 0 miles Horse: 0 miles Trail Rides: No Allow Horses: No Picnicking: Yes Picnic Tables: 53 Grills: 10 Boating: Yes Types: All (5-mph limit) Ramps: 1 Docks: 1 Fishing: Yes

Recreation - This area offers primitive camping, no wake boating, picnicking and a playground.

Climate - Nebraska has a moderate climate with high humidity. The relative humidity in this state averages 70 percent throughout the year. Winter temperatures normally average between 20 and 45 degrees F. March brings warmer weather and temperatures above freezing for most of the month. Spring is in full swing by late April when temperatures often reach above 60 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach highs of 95 degrees F frequently, with warm weather continuing into mid September. Crisp fall weather truly begins in October when nighttime temperatures begin to dip into the low 40s. The wettest time of the year in this state is late spring through summer.

Location - Pibel Lake SRA is located 1 mile east of U.S. Highway 281 and 9 miles south of Bartlett in Wheeler County.

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Contact Information:
Pibel Lake State Recreation Area, HC 79 Box 20L , Burwell, NEBRASKA, 68823-9803, Phone: (308) 346-5666
, Calamus@ngpc.ne.gov

Additional Information:
Nebraska Recreation Areas -

Pibel Lake State Recreation Area - Official site of Pibel Lake State Recreation Area


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