62161 Hwy 136
Tecumseh NE 68450
(402) 335-3325
Fax (402) 335-3265
Kirkman's Cove

Location: 2 1/2 miles west, 1/2 mile north of Humboldt, Nebraska, in Richardson County

Size: 511 acres (lake: 160 acres)

Opened in 1988 as flood control/recreation structure within the Long Branch Watershed

For the most recent toxic algae test results from NDEQ, click here.
Or call the Nemaha NRD at 402-335-3325; after hours a recorded message will provide updates.


  • tent camping
  • drinking water
  • boat ramp and dock
  • fishing access
  • nature trails
  • outdoor chapel
  • camping pads (16 w/ electrical hookups @ $12/night)
  • picnic shelters and tables
  • charcoal grills and fire rings
  • primitive restrooms
  • sand beach and swimming area
  • playground
  • sand volleyball court

Boating up to speeds of 35 mph are allowed on the lake at Kirkman’s Cove, within designated areas and in accordance with Nebraska boating regulations. Personal watercraft are not, however, allowed on any Nemaha NRD public lakes.

To view a map of the lake, courtesy of the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, click here.

Boating limited to maximum 35 mph within designated areas only.
Personal watercraft, snowmobiles, ATVs prohibited.
Kirkman’s Lakeview Golf Course, nine-hole public course, adjacent. www.klgcgolf.com

Nemaha NRD park permit required.

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