Lower Platte South
Natural Resources District
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Recreation
lakes and wildlife areas
wildwood lake
timber point lake
red cedar lake
meadowlark lake
cottontail lake
merganser lake
wild plum lake
tanglewood lake
Little Salt Springs
trails and conservation corridors
mopac east trail
oak creek trail
lied bridge
homestead trail
wetlands
lincoln saline wetland nature center
whitehead saline wetland
geocaching
Cottontail Lake Map
Cottontail is a 148-acre property including a lake of 29 surface acres. The surrounding lands offer wildlife habitat. It is located one mile north of Martell.

A concrete boat ramp was constructed at the south end of the dam in 2006, the lake was deepened to improve water qualiy and there were some fishery enhancements.

At Cottontail:

Total
Acres

Water Acres
Boat
Ramp
Boating 5 MPH
Hunt/
Trap
Primitive Camping

Fire
Rings

Picnic
Tables

Rest-
rooms
Hiking Trails
Wells
148
29
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yes
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yes
yes
no
no
no
no

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