Willow Creek

FISHING IS ONE of the main attractions of Willow Creek State Recreation Area near Pierce.

PIERCE - Willow Creek State Recreation Area is the latest state park area to regain full operations following spring flooding.

Willow Creek, located in Pierce County in northeastern Nebraska, has 101 electric camping pad sites. All electrical service has been restored to the campground.

Aside from camping, the park offers opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, hiking and biking.

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