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North Loup State Recreation Area

  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Picnicking

North Loup State Recreation Area is a 13-acre area adjacent to the Loup River. It has two ponds with a total of seven water acres. The area offers fishing, picnicking, and primitive campsites.

Attractions

Fishing

The seven-acre lake at North Loup State Recreation Area offers bluegill, common carp, channel catfish, crappie and largemouth bass, among other species.

For more information on fishing opportunities here and at parks across the state, visit the interactive public fishing areas map. This map provides detailed information on available species, regulations, public boat ramps, fish cleaning stations and ADA-accessible boat ramps and docks, among other features in reservoirs, lakes, streams and rivers statewide. Lake contour maps are available for some lakes, as well.

Hunting

Hunting opportunities at North Loup include quail, rabbit and waterfowl on 20 acres of land.

Boating

Only electric motor and non-powered boats are permitted at North Loup. There are no ramps or docks. The area does provide access to the Loup River.

Picnicking

The area offers eight picnic tables and seven grills.

Camping

Primitive camping

North Loup State Recreation Area offers 10 non-pad sites without electricity. There is not potable water on the area or water restroom facilities. A pit toilet is available for visitor use.


Fees

A park entry permit is required and may be purchased at statewide Game and Parks offices and permit vendors or in advance of your arrival online.

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Contact Information

Address: North Loup SRA | 7425 S US Hwy 281 | Doniphan, NE 68832-9526
Phone: (308) 385-6211

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