Posts tagged with "Lake McConaughy"

Weekend Recap {Aug. 22-24} - (Sort of) camping at Lake McConaughy + battling Nebraska weather

Posted August 25, 2014 in camping, Lake McConaughy, Nebraska and 8 more

Have you ever had a moment when you feel a strong connection to nature? I've definitely had that feeling during stays at state parks, camping, hiking, riding my bike or even during runs. 

This weekend, I had a particularly amazing experience in nature. I tried stand up paddle boarding for the first time! It really was magical being out on the lake, feeling the movement of the water and finding balance in the movement. 

But just hours after having such a peaceful experience in nature, it kicked my ass.

I usually do a day-by-day recap of my weekends, but this time I'm just going to get right to the good stuff....

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Weekend Recap {July 21-23, 2017} Lake McConaughy

Posted July 25, 2017 in Weekend Recap, Lake McConaughy, camping and 3 more


I can't believe it's the end of July and the fiancé and I just went on our first camping trip of the summer! 

We spent the weekend at Lake McConaughy, the largest reservoir in Nebraska. There are about 76 miles of shoreline, and absolutely beautiful views. Lake McConaughy has white sand beaches, and you can camp right on the beach or really close to the beach. 

We met up with some friends from Colorado for our camping weekend. Because we camped near the beach and not at one of the campgrounds, our campsite was primitive...meaning no bathrooms. This is not my favorite way to camp, and was my only complaint about the trip ; )

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