top story topical The 10 best beaches in Nebraska ... no, really! Jun 18, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Nebraska may be landlocked, but the state's waterways offer a number of places to enjoy the sand and water of a beach. Lake Mac Lake McConaughy has natural white sand beaches. Nebraska Tourism Calamus Reservoir Windsurfing off Calamus Reservoir beach is popular. Nebraska Tourism Wagon Train Lake beach Sun, sand and water lure visitors to the beach at Wagon Train Lake in 2012. GWYNETH ROBERTS/Journal Star file photo Niobrara River A beach along the Niobrara River. Nebraska Tourism Branched Oak Lake Hayli Spellman, 5, plays in the sand on the beach of Branched Oak Lake in 2009. Journal Star file photo Pawnee Lake A family recreates along a beach at Pawnee Lake State Recreation Area north of Emerald in 2010. Journal Star file photo Box Butte State Recreation Area Tree provide shade along the beach at Box Butte State Recreation Area. Nebraska Tourism Brick's Beach Catelynn Acker, 2, of Wahoo cools off in 2003 while walking along the shore of Brick's Beach at Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area. Journal Star file photo Swanson Reservoir Swanson Reservoir is along U.S. 34 west of McCook. Nebraska Tourism Two Rivers State Recreation Area You can fish from the beach at Two Rivers State Recreation Area in Venice. Game and Parks Lake McConaughy The beaches of Lake McConaughy provide the most scenic vistas. Nebraska Tourism Tags Beaches Sweeps Recreation-outdoors As featured on Branched Oak, Pawnee lakes closed to swimming; health alert issued for algae Swimming beaches are closed at Branched Oak and Pawnee lakes due to high levels of toxic blu… +6 Historic makeover eyed for Lake McConaughy OGALLALA — Big changes are coming to Big Mac. +6 Big Mac plan is a go; Game and Parks raises all park entry fees The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a two-decade, multimillion development plan … More information Nebraska mortician retiring after decades of serviceTourism Commission hopes to have new leader in two monthsLincoln public pools to open SaturdayCamp Kitaki serves up summer fun as kids unplugSuper Fair to begin and other family-friendly events in and around Lincoln this week Aug 1-Aug 8 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments Most Popular Legendary Michigan coach offers full support for Revelle; calls what coach is going through 'outrageous' Huskers Dismuke, Stovall cited by LPD Lincoln officer resigns rather than face possible termination City hall: Public art Spider-Man hands confused for devil horns, called anti-Christian Steven M. Sipple: Frost heads to Big Ten Media Days with tension at a bare minimum Enjoy Dinner at Carmela’s Bistro and Wine Bar! VALUE: $20 DISCOUNT: 50% PRICE: $10 View Deal View All Promotions promotion Which 'Peanuts' character are you? promotion What should you be driving?