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The Fullerton City Park covers 2 1/2 Acres and contains restrooms, a sand volleyball court, a picnic areas and grills. A walking path surrounds the park, it has installed playground equipment and an obstacle course for the children. The Park is also the location of a number of activities throughout the Spring and Summer.

Area facilities also include:

Boating Air boating, tanking and canoeing on the Loup and Cedar Rivers.
Fishing Fishing on the Cedar and Loup Rivers, and in the Loup Canal - 7 miles east on Hwy 22
Golf An Excellent 9-Hole Private Golf Course
Hunting Excellent hunting for deer, pheasant, quail, duck and grouse
Swimming New outdoor swimming pool scheduled for completion Summer 2019
Tennis A lighted single court
Volleyball Sand volleyball court in park
Skateboard Park A lighted park with ramps, grind bars and stairs
CampingAt Powerhouse Park along the Cedar River, Loup Canal 7 miles east and Broken Arrow Wilderness Camp

Annual celebrations include the Alumni Reunion held on Memorial weekend, Fourth of July celebration and parade, the Nance County Fair held in July and Old Fashioned Christmas on the first Friday in December.


Summer Recreation Programs include baseball, softball, swimming, golf, sand volleyball, pickleball and tennis.

The City is currently in the process of renovating the Softball and Baseball fields. This will include completely redesigning the infields, new scoreboards and fencing and upgrading the grandstands at the baseball field. The infields were completed in May of 2017 and the scoreboards and fences will be addressed in 2018.

In addition, the tennis court area will also be receiving some much needed care and upgrade. This will include concrete repair and surface, new tennis court nets, pickle ball equipment and new tennis court and basketball court markings. In addition, the City will be looking at relocating the Skate Park and in the process pouring a new concrete surface designed specifically for skate boards and bicycles.

The Fullerton Area Senior Center has completed renovation and is now located next to the Public Library at 903 Broadway. This new facility will be nearly 3 times larger and will boast a larger kitchen. Many social and educational events are held such as weekly card parties, movies, monthly, physical fitness activities and quarterly health checks, and other special entertainment.  A new bus provides transportation for Fullerton, Genoa, Belgrade and Nance County area patrons.

For further information on any of these recreational activities, please contact the City Office at (308) 536-2428.

Recreation

Powerhouse Outdoor Recreation Park: The City of Fullerton has begun work on the Powerhouse Outdoor Recreation Park. This area of about 21 acres was the location of a hydroelectric plant on the Cedar River. Built in the 1920's, it was taken out of service in the 60's and the land turned over to the City. This unique piece of land includes the old powerhouse building and Five Acre Island located in the Cedar River. Safety fences have been recently installed and the bridge to the island has been repaired to allow pedestrian access. Currently the City has received two grants for the area. The first is a grant from Nebraska Game & Parks that will add 2500 linear feet of contrete trails, which was completed in June 2018. The second grant from the Land Water Conservation Fund will be used to add water and sewer services and an RV park, which is scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2019.

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Broken Arrow Wilderness Camp, which is privately owned, covers approximately 95 acres.  The camp, available to large and small groups on a reservation basis, has a number of buildings and cabins and a complete kitchen.  Visitors will find a soothing, relaxing atmosphere amid a peaceful setting of large oak trees.  Features include rustic cabins, year-round camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing and a look-out site for a panoramic view of "Lovers Leap".  For more information, visit the Broken Arrow Web site or call (308) 536-2441.

The Nance County Museum contains many artifacts of the county.  Other attractions include the Whispering Cedar Bible Camp, the new Outdoor Track and the new Nance County Veterans Memorial Park and Military Museum.



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