Swanson Reservoir State Recreation Area

36166 Rd 44B. Trenton, NE 69044
(308) 334-5493

Swanson Reservoir State Recreation Area is an all-season destination for anglers. Trophy-size pike lurk among submerged willows along the dam, walleyes are large and numerous, as are white bass and other species. The reservoir is also a popular ice-fishing spot in winter. All types of boats are allowed, and there is a designated swimming area. The Good Life Marina offers snacks, groceries, bait, tackle, water ski equipment, fuel, hunting, fishing and park entry permits and a trailer court with electrical hookups. Hunters find pheasants, turkeys, mule deer and white-tailed deer near the reservoir.