Oxbow Trail

Oxbow Trail

Road L and State Spur 12C
Ulysses, NE 68669
Constructed in 1998, the Oxbow Trail Recreation Area is located 1.5 miles east of Ulysses, Nebraska,and features a 39-surface-acre lake which can store 274 acre feet of water. Named for the nearby Oxbow Trail used by pioneers during the mid-1850s, the dam and reservoir wasdesigned to provide flood control, wildlife habitat, and recreation. The lake’s water source is suppliedby rainfall and underground springs. A fishing jetty is accessible on the west side of the lake along witha boat ramp and dock. The recreation area is open to hiking and camping. The trapping of furbearers is permitted during theallowable hunting and trapping season.  




 

 

Amenities
Boat Ramp
Boating
Cross-Country Skiing
Equestrian Trails
Fishing
Handicap Facilities
Hunting
Parking
Picnic Shelter
Restrooms
Snowmobile Trails
Swimming
Tent Camping
Walking Trails
Wildlife Viewing