Wirth Brothers

Wirth Brothers

Recreation Tabs

General Info.
89 acres (lake: 34 acres)
5 miles north, 1 mile west of Tecumseh, Nebraska, in Johnson County

Opened in 1996 as part of the South Branch Watershed flood control project, this 89-acre park is five miles north and 1 mile west of Tecumseh, Nebraska, in Johnson County. This park was named for brothers John, Paul, & Anton Wirth from Nebraska City who donated their land and many of the improvements for use as a public recreation area.

Things You Should Know

  • NNRD vehicle permit required
  • May-September, NRD staff test water at the swimming beach for presence of toxic algae; test results are available on the Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy's website, this website, and social media. Tests above 8 ppb require a health alert in effect until the water tests below this limit.
  • No hunting or possession of firearms allowed
  • Fireworks are not allowed.
NRD Park Permit Required
  • 34-acre stocked lake
    (Nebrask Game & Parks Fish Stocking Reports)
  • Fishing access
  • No-wake boating
    • Boat ramp & handicapped accessible dock
  • Camping (primitive, tent camping)
    • There is one non-electrical camper pad available by the beach
  • Drinking water (hydrants)
  • Nature trails
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter & tables
  • Charcoal grills & fire rings
  • Primitive restroom
  • Sand beach & swimming area
  • Sand volleyball court