Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area

  • Boating*
  • Camping
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Swimming

Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area is a 50-acre lake on Rock Creek with 54 acres of land. This area offers camping, hiking, boating, fishing and picnicking, as well as primitive camping.



The lake at Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area offers channel catfish, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, redear sunfish and yellow perch. Rainbow trout are stocked seasonally.

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.


All boats are allowed at Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area but it is a no wake lake. The area offers one ramp and one dock.


Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area offers picnicking facilities for both day use as well as for campers. The area has 21 picnic tables and 16 grills. Rock Creek Hatchery is 2 miles north of the State Recreation Area.


Primitive camping

Only primitive camping is offered at Rock Creek Lake SRA. The area offers 43 non-pad sides without electricity, as well as water and vault toilets.

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Contact Information

Location: Roughly 4 miles to the northwest of Parks, Neb. Parks is one mile off of Hwy. 34 to the north and 10 miles west of Benkelman, Neb.

Mailing address: Rock Creek Lake SRA | 73122 338 Ave. | Enders, NE 69027
Phone: (308) 394-5118

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