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Bridgeport State Recreation Area

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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.

Location: PO Box 65, Gering Nebraska 69341 Telephone 308-436-2383 Fax 308-436-3407

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

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