Kites and Castles is Lake McConaughy's longest running event. Held every July--except once-- since 1980.
Lake McConaughy is Nebraska's largest lake, surrounded by a State Recreation Area with miles of public access beaches.
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.
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.
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.