Calamus Reservoir (Virginia Smith Dam), Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Site is 5 miles northwest of Burwell. Nearest highway is Nebraska 91.

Phone

308-346-5666

Activities

BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FISH HATCHERY

Campground Reservations

Nebraska Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Nebraska Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Nebraska Recreation Areas | Nebraska Game & Parks Commission | Slaughter Canyon CaveOfficial Web Site

Virginia Smith Dam (formerly called Calamus Dam) and Calamus Reservoir, North Loup Division, P-SMBP, are on the Calamus River in Nebraska. Recreation at the site is managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Fishing season is year round. Available species include walleye, wiper, white bass, northern pike, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, and crappie. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. The reservoir has 5,142 water surface acres, 6404 land acres and 31 miles of shoreline. Current reservoir level.