Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area Article

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Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Location of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area in Nebraska.
Map showing the location of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area (the US)
Location Dawes, Nebraska, United States
Coordinates 42°27′34″N 103°04′32″W / 42.459494°N 103.075460°W / 42.459494; -103.075460
BOX BUTTE RESERVOIR STATE RECREATION AREA Latitude and Longitude:

42°27′34″N 103°04′32″W / 42.459494°N 103.075460°W / 42.459494; -103.075460
Area2,212 acres (8.95 km2)
Governing body Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area (SRA) is a state park in northwestern Nebraska, United States. The recreation area is located on the 1,600 acre Box Butte Reservoir, a reservoir on the Niobrara River, approximately 9.5 miles (15.3 km) north of Hemingford, or about 31 miles (50 km) southeast of Crawford. The recreation area is managed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. [1] There are camping, fishing, swimming, and other recreational opportunities available.

Nearby points of interest include Chadron State Park, Fort Robinson State Park, and the Nebraska National Forest.

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