Duck Creek Recreation Area

Duck Creek Recreation Area

Recreation Tabs

General Info.
Size
62-acre lake, 200 acre park.
Location
5 miles northwest of Peru, Nebraska (2 miles east of Hwy 75 on 736 Road)

Opening for day use on April 16 and camping on May 21, 2018, is the District’s fifth public recreation area featuring a 62-acre lake approximately 5 miles northwest of Peru, Nebraska, in Nemaha County. The park encompasses about 200 acres.

Things You Should Know

  • NNRD vehicle permit required
  • May-September, NRD staff test water at the beach and boat dock for presence of toxic algae; test results are available on the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s website; tests above 20 ppm require a minimum two-week health alert (notice is available by recorded message 24/7 at 402-335-3325, on our Facebook page, or on this website)
  • No hunting or possession of firearms allowed
  • No live batfish is allowed.

 

NRD Park Permit Required
Facilities

62-acre stocked lake (Nebraska Game & Parks Fish Stocking Reports) ** No live baitfish is allowed; 21" minimum size limit applies for largemouth bass
Fishing access (fishing jetties)
No-wake boating

Boat ramp and dock

Camping: (no reservations; all first-come, first-served)

Tent camping (no fee)
RV camping
28 pads w/electrical hookups @ $12/night (all pads have 50 amp service)
No dump station or water hookups

Drinking water (hydrants)
Nature trail
Playgrounds
Picnic shelters & tables
Charcoal grills & fire rings
Primitive restrooms
Sand beach & swimming area

Photos
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