Prairie Lake Recreation Area, located 3 miles south and 1/4 mile east of Juniata, NE has 160 acres of public land which includes 36 acres of water and access for 29 additional water acres.
This rustic area provides excellent wildlife habitat and presents many natural grasses and wildflowers. This area is open to walk in visitors only.
Recreation: Archery range, fishing, hunting, archery for deer and turkey, horseback riding, restrooms, grills, picnicking, well water and boats less than 5mph (no boat launch)
Winter Sports: Snowmobiling, fishing and ice skating.
Primary benefits: Flood control, groundwater recharge, fishing and wildlife habitat.
Area highlights: The community of Juniata provides gas and food. To the east on Highway 6, 5 1/2 miles is Hastings, providing an excellent choice of shopping, medical care, several golf courses and other outdoor and indoor entertainment.