Base Lake

Manager:
Krista Kuhstoss
Base Lake
Bellevue, NE 68005
(402) 294-2108

Must be DoD ID card holder in order to access Base Lake and facilities


Base Lake Recreation Area
Open: Dawn to dusk

Cast-A-Ways Boathouse
Hours of Operation:
Summer May 14 - September 8
Sunday 10:30am - 6pm
Monday 10:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 10:30am - 6pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 10:30am - 6pm
Friday 10:30am - 6pm
Saturday 10:30am - 6pm

Fall September 9 - October 13
Sunday CLOSED
Monday 10:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 10:30am - 6pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 10:30am - 6pm
Friday 10:30am - 6pm
Saturday 10:30am - 6pm

About:

The Offutt Base Lake Recreation Area is located on 183 acres east of Offutt. Facilities include: large indoor pavilion available for parties and special events, covered picnic shelters, disc golf course, archery range, sand volleyball courts, basketball court, horseshoe pits, and two playgrounds. There are 40 RV campsites with full utility hook-ups in the family camping area (FamCamp) and tent camping areas are available around the park. The lake is stocked with a variety of fish, but make sure you comply with Nebraska fishing laws before casting.

Directions to the lake and FamCamp

I-80 Eastbound: Exit I-80 at Exit 439 turning right onto Nebraska Hwy 370 East towards Bellevue. Continue on Hwy 370 for 12 miles. Exit right onto Hwy 75 South towards Plattsmouth and continue for 3.4 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 34 and continue east for 2.0 miles. Turn left onto Harlan Lewis Road and continue north for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the Offutt Base Lake Recreation Area entrance and stop at the unguarded railroad crossing. Cross over the railroad tracks and turn right around the lake to check in at the Cast-A-Ways Boathouse.

I-80 Westbound: Exit I-80 by taking left exit, I-29 South towards Kansas City. Continue south on I-29 then take exit 35B, Hwy 34 West towards South Bellevue. Turn right onto Hwy 34 and continue west for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Harlan Lewis Road and continue north for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the Offutt Base Lake Recreation Area entrance and stop at the unguarded railroad crossing. Cross over the railroad tracks and turn right around the lake to check in at the Cast-A-Ways Boathouse.

I-29 Northbound: Exit I-29 by taking Exit 35B for Hwy 34 West towards South Bellevue. Turn left onto Hwy 34 and continue west for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Harlan Lewis Road and continue north for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the Offutt Base Lake Recreation Area entrance and stop at the unguarded railroad crossing. Cross over the railroad tracks and turn right around the lake to check in at the Cast-A-Ways Boathouse.

I-29 Southbound: Exit I-29 by taking Exit 35B for Hwy 34 West towards South Bellevue. Turn right onto Hwy 34 and continue west for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Harlan Lewis Road and continue north for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the Offutt Base Lake Recreation Area entrance and stop at the unguarded railroad crossing. Cross over the railroad tracks and turn right around the lake to check in at the Cast-A-Ways Boathouse.