Lake McConaughy real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in Nebraska.
Lake McConaughy homes for sale have an average list price of $185,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.
Lake McConaughy is about a 20-minute drive from Arthur, Nebraska, and around an hour from North Platte.
The North Platte Regional Airport is 65.3 miles away, and the Ogallala Community Hospital is 13.6 miles away for convenient travel and medical care.
Residents can also visit the nearby Greeley Mall and various local restaurants, such as the Driftwood.
Spanning 35,700 acres, Lake McConaughy has plenty of room for new residents to come and settle down. It is Nebraska’s biggest lake and the largest reservoir in a three-state region.
There is plenty for residents to do on Lake McConaughy. Activity highlights include natural white sand beaches, excellent fishing, boating, camping, and all types of outdoor recreation.
Fishing is the primary activity here with its cool, clear, deep waters. Game fish vary from rainbow trout to catfish. Prized most highly is the walleye, and Nebraska’s current state record of 16 lbs. 2 oz. came from these waters. White bass fishing is also top-ranked, and the smallmouth bass provides some dynamite action.
In recent years, Game and Parks officials have also stocked wipers, a cross between white bass and striped bass that provides excellent fishing action.
Those looking for fun off the water can visit the nearby town of Arthur, Nebraska.
One popular attraction is Big Mac Parasailing, where visitors can strap on a chute and sail over the lake water.
Another popular attraction is the Bayside Golf Course, where visitors can grab a club and test their skills out on the green.
Those looking for a place to unwind will love living the lake life on Lake McConaughy.