State Recreation Area
4699 County Road KL | Tekamah, NE 68061
Pelican Point State Recreation Area is a small, scenic area made up of 36 acres adjacent to the Missouri River. It offers fishing, river access, picnicking and camping.
Pelican Point provides river access to the Missouri River. One dock and one ramp are available. Those interested in boating or fishing on the river are encouraged to view the interactive Missouri River Outdoor Recreation Access Guide, which shows public access sites for fishing, hunting, boating, camping and more. It also serves as a navigation guide.
Pelican Point State Recreation Area offers angler access to the Missouri River. Buffalo, common carp, channel catfish, flathead catfish, freshwater drum, sauger and walleye all may be found in this stretch of the Missouri.
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 Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant boat ramps and docks, among other features in reservoirs, lakes, streams and rivers statewide. Lake contour maps are available for some lakes, as well.
Pelican Point has nine picnic tables, nine grills and one shelter.
All camping at Pelican Point is primitive. The area has six camping pads without electricity. Vault restrooms are available onsite. There is no potable water at Pelican Point SRA.
A park entry permit is required to visit state parks and may be purchased at the park, statewide Game and Parks offices and permit vendors, or in advance of your arrival online. View those fees, as well as attraction and amenity pricing.
Reservations are accepted for cabins, lodge rooms, and group lodges up to one year in advance of the arrival date. Reservations for camping are accepted up to 180 days in advance of arrival date. The Reservation Call Center hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (CT) and closed on holidays.
Our 76 gorgeous state park and recreations areas host a plethora of events throughout the year. From bird hikes to kayak races, Living History events to family outdoor days, our parks host something fun for every outdoor enthusiast.