PO Box 65, Gering Nebraska 69341
308-436-2383 Fax 308-436-3407
Relatively small but very popular, Bridgeport State Recreation Area lies adjacent to the North Platte River on the north edge of the town of Bridgeport on U.S. 26-U.S. 385. It totals 197 acres with 119 acres of land and 78 acres of water in several sand pit lakes. Picnicking, fishing, swimming and camping are favoriate activities at the area. Facilities include picnic tables, shelters, fire grates, drinking water, trailer dump station and vault toilets. There is also a playground for the youngsters. Camping is primitive, with no designated sites. However, about 50 units can be accommodated on the area.
Other Nebraska State Parks nearby:
(Gering) Bridgeport State Recreation Area
(Minatare) Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
(Minatare) Lake Minatare's Lighthouse
(Gering) Oliver Reservoir State Recreation Area
(Gering) Wildcat Hills State State Recreation Are
11/20 Coming to The Gering area
Rawhide Pageant & Sr. Pro Rodeo Lusk WY July12-13 The Legend of Rawhide is an annual celebration of the history, legend, and Western heritage of Niobrara County.
Scottish/Irish Highland Festival Estes Park CO September5-8 The Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Highland Festival has grown from four families on a Saturday afternoon to one of the most prestigious Celtic Festivals in North America.The world renowned festival has hosted world champion pipe bands, jousting, clogging competitions, dog shows featuring breeds of the British Isles, battle dioramas from famous events such as Waterloo, Scottish and Irish dance festivals, and oodles more.