Hugh Butler Reservoir Facilities

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RR 1, Box 145, McCook, NE 69001; (308) 345-5899. Located 10 miles north of McCook. Nearest highway, Nebraska 83. Reservoir open 24 hours. Fair access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, and wipers. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. Reservoir peaks at 1,630 surface acres. Fishing season is year-round.

  Hugh Butler Lake
Pick-Sloan MBP
(managing entity)
Nebraska Game and
Parks Commission
2200 N 33 RD ST
Lincoln NE 68503
Land Area (acres) Total 4461
  Developed Public Use 121
  Undeveloped 4184
Water Surface (acres) Total 1629
  Available for Recreation 1629
Shoreline (miles) Total 35
  Available for Recreation 35
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 1
  Campsites 50
  Tent Only Campsites 200
  RV Hookups 42
  Mobile Home Parks 1
  Mobile Home Sites 80
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 8
  Picnic Tables 300
  Picnic Shelters 21
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 4
  Boat Launch Lanes 4
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 6
  Picnic Areas 6
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 6
  Picnic Areas 9
  Other Locations 6
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 1
  Boat 0

For more information visit the Nebraska Recreation page.

Last Updated: 9/29/17