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The Event

Kites and Castles is Lake McConaughy's longest running event.  Held every July--except once-- since 1989.

The Lake

Lake McConaughy is Nebraska's largest lake, surrounded by a State Recreation Area with miles of public access beaches.

The Sand

Built on the edge of a unique geographic formation known as the Sandhills means that this lake on the high plains of Nebraska has white sand to play in.

The Water

Cool off in Lake McConaughy's fresh water.  Take a swim, wade, or stick around to join Kayak the Castles and tour the magnificent creations as the day cools off.

Family Fun

Bring the kids.  Stay the day.  Stay the weekend.  Kites and Castles is a free event to enter or view.  Only a state park entry permit is required to enter the lake.

Event Location

Martin Bay - Lake McConaughy

Please look for our Kites and Castles branded signs when you arrive, and follow them to our exact whereabouts. We look forward to seeing you at beautiful Martin Bay!!!   

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