Conestoga is a 230-acre reservoir surrounded by 486 acres of land. The area offers power boating, picnicking, hiking and biking trails, camping and fishing. Located just two miles north of Denton in rural Lancaster County, Conestoga is a popular getaway for visitors from Lincoln and the surrounding area.
Fishing: Generally, bluegill, common carp, channel catfish, flathead catfish, freshwater drum, largemouth bass and walleye can be found in Conestoga Lake. Additionally, there is one fish cleaning station.
Boating: Only non-powered and electric-motor boating is permitted at Conestoga. The area offers one ramp and one dock.
Picnicking: Conestoga offers 59 picnic tables, 59 grills and two shelters.
RV Camping: Conestoga offers 25 camping pads with 20-, 30- and 50-amp electrical hookups, as well as eight camping pads without electricity. Water, vault toliets and a dump station are available.
Primitive Camping: Conestoga offers 24 non-pad sites without electricity. Water and vault toliets are available to campers.
Vintage building supplies: lighting, hardware and plumbing.
Hours: Tues. – Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and by appointment
Constellation Studios is a worksite and gallery, and a creative destination for artists in Lincoln, Nebraska. In a professional studio, we mentor and educate, and we explore and celebrate interconnections between traditional and innovative print, paper and bookmaking. Events, activities, workshops are offered for community engagement.
Nebraska's first "paint and wine" studio. With a glass of wine in one hand, a paintbrush in the other and the music rock'n, it's a great way to spend time with friends and paint your very own masterpieces. Go online and make your reservations now!
18 hole, par 72
Crooked Creek boasts an outstanding 18-hole
championship golf course with five sets of tees to choose from for varied difficulty.
Lincoln parks offer a great diversity of terrain. Two excellent parks for cross country skiing are Wilderness Park, with 15 miles of tree-lined trails, and Pioneers Park, with large stands of wooded areas and challenging slopes. Park areas are open 7 a.m. to sunset. Because of the danger to turf, no skiing or sledding is allowed on city golf courses.
Hours: Wed. – Sat. 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sun. 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lincoln's award winning Deer Springs Winery, located just minutes away from the city in a park like country setting surrounded by shady pines. The winery is located in the original family homestead farmhouse, renovated for modern convenience, yet retaining its historic charm.
Defy Gravity is the first trampoline park in Nebraska where you can bounce off the walls during open jump, play dodge ball on the trampoline, act like you are in Mission Impossible movies inside the laser maze, impersonate your favorite basketball star in Dunk City, and test your stunt skills at Free Fall!
Hours: Sat. 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Eagle Raceway, America's home track! Includes a one-third mile high banked dirt track known as the World’s Fastest Third Mile because of its speed! Race days on Saturdays, April thru September will feature: IMCA RaceSaver Sprints, Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts. Home of the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals, Nebraska’s Vacation Destination!
Hours:12:30pm-4:30pm Mon.-Fri. during exhibitions.
The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery serves as an extension of the studio and classroom, providing students and the public with the opportunity to interact with contemporary art. A major function of the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, located on the first floor of Richards Hall, is to exhibit the work of UNL faculty and students.