Verdon State Recreation Area offers a 45-acre lake and 30 acres of land. The area offers primitive camping and picnicking, though the highlight is angling opportunities in the spring-fed lake.
Verdon’s lake is filled with chunky, hard-fighting largemouth bass, as well as bluegills, white crappie and channel catfish.
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.
Only electric-motor and non-powered boating is permitted at Verdon. No docks or ramps are available.
Verdon is a beautiful day-use spot with 13 picnic tables and 18 grills available for picnickers.
Camping Fee Structure
Verdon offers 20 Basic campsites in its shady campground. Water and primitive restrooms are available.
Camping at Verdon State Recreation Area is all first-come, first-served and campers register their nightly camping fees in a raised, locked box called an Iron Ranger. Self-service envelopes are provided at each Iron Ranger station. Check or cash only. Iron Rangers are generally located near the park entrance or in the campground area. On-site camping informational signs are provided to help guide campers with the self-registration process.
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.
Address: Verdon SRA | Verdon, NE 68437-9801