Notable dates at the lake

Ladies Luncheon: 4th Wednesday of each month. Contact Linda Ridenour 308-870-2401 for reservations.
Chapel of the Lake: Interdenominational services at 8:30 a.m. each Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Contact Judy Wixson at 308-785-2287 for questions.
The dump:

 - Spring Hours: Open second full weekend in April Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 5pm; closed Easter Sunday

 - Summer Hours: May 1st Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 1pm – 5pm; Saturday 8am – 12pm 1pm – 5pm

 - Fall Hours: Labor Day Wednesday & Saturday 1pm – 5pm; Friday & Sunday 1pm – 4pm
The final open date will be Sunday before Thanksgiving depending on weather.

After hours or questions contact 308-746-6026

JLDI meets third Tuesday of every month, April through October at 7:00 p.m. at the EMS Building.

Thank You!

Map Page

Johnson Lake is located in South Central Nebraska.

Directions: If traveling on I-80, take Hwy 283 south at Lexington, Exit 237 for 8 miles.


Arapahoe 20 miles south Kearney 44 miles east
Beaver City 41 miles south Lexington 8 miles north
Cozad 19 miles NW Lincoln 174 miles east
Denver 297 miles SW McCook 73 miles SW
Elwood 7 miles south North Platte 73 miles west
Gothenburg 29 miles NW Ogallala 99 miles west
Grand Island 88 miles east Omaha 230 miles east
Hastings 97 miles SE Holdrege 34 miles SE