Area Attractions



Check our Calendar of Events!


Area Attractions

Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area
If you enjoy fishing, camping and boating, than Sherman lake is for you. This lake has many amenities to take advantage of. With 2,845 acres of water and 4,721 acres of land surrounding it, there is plenty of room to relax. Farwell is the perfect spot to start your trip because Sherman SRA is located 15 miles to the west on Hwy 92. For more information checkout the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Bowman Lake State Recreation Area
Want to really get away from it all, check out Bowman lake. This man made lake offers 20 acres of water and 23 acres of land with access to the Loup River.
More information can be found at Bowman Lake State Recreation Area.

Happy Jacks Chalk Mine
Located 25 miles away near Scotia, Nebraska Happy Jacks Chalk Mine is a chance to experience a rare wonder. Whether it is a view of the North Loup river valley from the peak of Happy Jacks, or a view of fossils millions of years old preserved in the chalk mine walls, this is an encounter you won’t soon forget. For more information email

Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball
Located at 619 Howard Avenue in St. Paul, Nebraska, the Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball has displays of Nebraska Baseball Hall of Famers G.C. Alexander, Wahoo Sam Crawford, Dazzy Vance, Bob Gibson and Richie Ashburn along with other Nebraska players. Call (308) 754-5558 for more information.

Howard County Historical Village
The Historical Village, located in St. Paul at 1005 Sixth Street consists of six antique buildings -- a church, school, store, blacksmith shop, post office, and depot. They display a wealth of artifacts from county history. Call (308) 754-4060 or (308) 754-4901 for more information. Visit this link for more information:

St Paul Water Park
Swimming in the new heated outdoor municipal pool is another favorite pastime. This updated pool offers a water slide, zero depth entry, and various other water toys. The St. Paul Municipal Pool offers Red Cross swim lessons for children and adults, water aerobics, and swim team competitions. The swimming pool is located right next to the city park at 418 Indian Street.

Polish Heritage Center
Celebrate the Polish Heritage at the Polish Heritage Center located in Ashton, Nebraska. The center houses a headquarters office, museum, library, a genealogical collection, meeting rooms and a gift shop. Activities include cultural exploration and an annual festival celebrating their proud heritage. For more information visit

Other Recreation Links

Nebraska Public Power District
Copyright © 2005 Nebraska Public Power District. All rights reserved.