The Base Lake consists of 113 acre lake is stocked with largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, wipers, crappie, redear sunfish and catfish and also contains bluegill, drum, gar, carp and several other species. Wading, ice fishing, bow and spear fishing are prohibited. Overnight fishing is permitted with NE and Base Lake permits. Facilities include a large indoor pavilion, 4 covered shelters, soccer field, archery range, basketball court, horseshoe pits, an accessible park, sand volleyball court, disc golf, sports field.
Offutt AFB Base Lake FamCampNew
Type of site
$20 - $25
$9 - $12
$50 - $75
Group Site (10 tents)
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Sept 22-25, 2017
Sept 17, 2017
June 15, 2017
Aug 13, 2017
31 Jul - 7 Aug 2017
10-13 May 2017
15 and 16 of October 2016
Our only issue was that we couldn't set up our satellite for southern exposure because of trees, and there isnt a dog park to our dogs play & run off leash. We will definitely stay here again and highly recommend it. Good Job Offutt!!
15 OCT 2015
Spent one night on our way across country and was surprised when we pulled in and discovered all the water spigots open. They decided to turn the water off and didn't tell us when we made reservations a month earlier. Luckily we had a full fresh water tank. One of our neighbors told us about the bathrooms in the boathouse building and gave us the combination to get in. We never saw a camp host, but there was someone at the boathouse, when we went in the next morning, who directed us to the tank-fill spigot in between spaces 3 & 4 next to the horse shoe pits. Sites had nice concrete pads with gravel approach and departures and had plenty of room around them for slides, awnings, and such. WiFi was good, with no password required and had 2 or 3 bars depending on which antenna you used. Showers were inserts into older stalls, so they were very small for my 6' plus frame. Bathrooms were dated, but very clean with plenty of hot water and good pressure. We stayed here to visit the SAC Air & Space Museum, (which is about an hour away past Gretna), so we didn't use any other amenities. Aircraft and trains were heard but never disturbed us - your sensitivity may vary. We'll stay here again, but hopefully the water will still be on!
7 - 11 Sep 15
Nice park. Real nice. Employees at the Boathouse were very friendly. Pull thru site was long enough for my 41' fifthwheel and longbed truck. Good water pressure, o.k. Wi-Fi. Park is off base, so no gates to contend with. Quiet location. The occasional "sound of freedom" was not a nuisance. Would definitely stay here again if in the area.
August 14 - August 17
Great campground and staff! Slightly dated facilities, but everything is clean and well kept up. Didn't experience any issues about being near the end of the runway and aircraft noise (seems most of the larger ones here have new engines and are much quieter!). The pads are long enough for our 38' fifth wheel and our full-sized crew cab dually doesn't stick out onto the road. LOML wasn't impressed with the laundry facilities, but there's a laundromat a few miles away.
11-14 July 2015
Cannot say enough good things about the Camp hosts! We called at the last minute due to having an issue with our 5th wheel while passing through Omaha. Sammie was more than accommodating, told us we would have to stay in dry camp but at this point we just wanted to get off the road and see how bad our problem was. Luckily for us she had a cancellation and put us in a full hook up. They were full the whole time we were there (3 nights) but we had a full hook up site every night. Probably didn't hurt that this was one of the hottest weeks so far this summer but we were able to sleep in AC every night thanks to Sammie and Lee. I would highly recommend this camp to any and everyone. We will definitely be back!
Jul 6-9, 2015
Great famcamp. Had reservations so had a nice back-in level spot. Check in was easy. Loved the location on the base lake. Could fish, rent canoes/kayaks, great kids playground and it appeared they were installing a new interpretive area for kids. Located on the backside of the flightline (not on base). Heard some RC-135s taking off and got some great pictures of them taking off into the sunset over the base lake. Access to the base is just a few miles away but easy to get to. Lots to do in the Omaha area: great zoo, appeared to have some nice parks in/around Omaha, bike trails nearby, nice golf courses. Did not use the showers/laundry but checked them out. The showers appeared clean and taken care of. There was a stackable washer/dryer that appeared to be free and then a commercial size washer and dryer that cost (minimal). Would definitely plan to return and stay longer.
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May 15-17, 2014
There seems to be a pattern here. I arrived without a reservation and asked for a site that was dark and quiet. She put me in Site #1, between the only two street lights in the campground. It was across from one of the picnic areas. Sites 1-10 are Jack & Jill sites. You park butt to butt and share W/E hookups. The sites are about 25' long, there is a tiny parking pad, grass patio w/ table and a bare spot. When I asked about the bare spot, they told me there were concrete patios but they got broken and weeds grew up so they removed them and planted grass. They couldn't have put in a new patio? You may not park on the grass, so if your tow vehicle doesn't fit in the site, you have to put it down in the extra parking. These pitiful sites are the same price as the larger, nicer sites in the other loop. Those sites all have normal hookups and room to park the tow vehicle. If they reserve the pull-throughs for overnight and short stays, I didn't see any empty. The restrooms and laundry are well away from the campsites so we didn't use them. The lake was beautiful and there were plenty of recreational opportunities. The main base is miles from the FAMCAMP.
April 28, 2014
Easy to get to, great price, solid WiFi. Level concrete slab to park on. Flight Ops going on, but that's to be expected. An occasional train will go by, but not a problem.
27 Aug 2013
R.L. left this review using the Directory software: - We called to check availability when we were about an hour out. Received good directions from the person manning the phone. We were assigned a pull through without requesting one, possibly because we were only staying one night. The camp was about 75% full. We spoke to several people about the narrow toll bridge and got as many opinions. Some said definitely stay away, others said it's fine, just go slow. When leaving we took E Mission ave over the toll bridge to I-29. yes it is a little narrow but no worse than many bridges and roads we've traveled. Unless you're a very nervous driver it's fine. The park has a lot to offer for recreation. The deck at the boathouse overlooking the river is a good place to relax in the shade. The hookups were a bit of a reach at the back of the site with the sewer drain in the neighbor's seating area. A nice clean quiet place except for the occasional train.
Aug 30-Sept 3, 2013
GREAT famcamp! Hosts are outstanding. A little difficult to get to because gate closest to the Base Lake facilities is closed and you have to follow the above directions through Bellevue. Be sure to turn when you see the Offutt Base Lake sign. It is a newer sign that shown on this website and FAMCAMP is difficult to see. When you cross the RR tracks, turn right and follow the road around the lake to RV check-in.