Calamus Reservoir Facilities

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HC Box 201, Burwell, NE 68823; (308)346-5666. Located 5 miles northwest of Burwell. Nearest highway, Nebraska 91. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Fishing season is year round. Available species include walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, and crappie. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. Reservoir peaks at 5,125 surface acres.

  Calamus Reservoir  
  Pick-Sloan MBP  
     
Cooperator (managing entity) Nebraska Game and Parks Commission  
  P O Box 30370  
  Lincoln NE 68503  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 6404
  Developed Public Use 1188
  Undeveloped 5216
Water Surface (acres) Total 5124
  Available for Recreation 5124
Shoreline (miles) Total 31
  Available for Recreation 31
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 2
  Campsites 122
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 85
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 6
  Picnic Tables 207
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 6
  Boat Launch Lanes 6
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 0
Potable Water Campgrounds 14
  Picnic Areas 6
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 11
  Picnic Areas 3
  Other Locations 1
Sanitary Stations Trailer/RV 1
  Boat 0

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