welcome to

fort knox campground

46377 Hwy 96,  BURWELL, NEBRASKA

Call for more info on seasonal leases April 1 - Oct 31
we offer seasonal sites and daily sites call 308-293-1044

OUR CAMPGROUND

Why you should choose Fort Knox

Located just minutes from the Calamus lake, & downtown Burwell, Nebraska!
Tom and Jessica Messenger are excited to bring Burwell a NEW vibrant family - friendly camping experience.  The campground is located on a 10 acre site,  just under 2 miles from the Calamus Lake.
Make the outdoors part of your adventure!

Why you should choose Fort Knox
  • Along the calamus river
  • Full Hookups
  • 30 & 50 amp electrical
  • Picnic tables at each site
  • Fire rings at each site
  • Septic hookup and water hydrant
  • All large lots 100' in length
  • 5 miles to Burwell where there is access to a grocery store, dollar store, gas stations, 2 coffee shops, 2 boutiques, floral shop, movie theater, bowling, and restaurants.
  • 2 miles from the beautiful sandy beaches at the calamus lake
  • 2 miles from the Marina
  • Less than a mile to the golf course
  • RIGHT OFF HWY 96
  • 20 miles to Scratch town brewery Ord, NE
  • 30 min to Boot leg Brewery in Taylor, NE
  • Season runs April 1st-Oct 31st
  • No Bathhouse yet, but coming asap YOUR CAMPER MUST HAVE A BATHROOM.
  • 11 miles from tanking and fun at Calamus Outfitters



ABOUT US

More About Fort Knox

Fort Knox Campground is owned and operated by Tom and Jessica Messenger, of Kearney, NE. They have two children Kiptyn and Knox that love the outdoors, boating, swimming, and fishing! Tom grew up in Burwell, and we love coming back to visit our family  with an amazing community!  Burwell is such a welcoming community with the best people and the best lake in Nebraska with a lot of things to do to keep you busy.  Stay with us today to be part of the lovely community of Burwell.
 
ACCOMMODATIONS

Campground Sites

  • ALL SITES ARE 32X100 UP TO 65X100
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DON'T EVER WORRY ABOUT TRYING TO FIT YOUR RV IN A SMALL SPACE AGAIN!
  • FULL HOOKUPS
. HAVE EASY ACCESS TO THE AMENITIES YOU NEED.
 FIRE RINGS AND PICNIC TABLES.
HAVE A FUN PICNIC WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHILE ENJOYING NEBRASKA'S BEAUTIFUL SCENERY.
ROAST S'MORES IN FRONT OF YOUR FIRE!




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ATTRACTIONS

THINGS TO DO

Some of the top activities include Calamus Reservoir and Nebraska's Big Rodeo
. Fish, swim, tube, and water ski, at Calamus Reservoir. Watch the wild horse races at Nebraska's Big Rodeo.
Tanking and tubing trips at Calamus Outfitters. 
You can also visit Boutiques like Mariposa, Dry Creek Western Wear, and Route 83. Enjoy the beautiful and hidden Bootleg Brewery,
Movie theater, and bowling alley

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DINING

Restaurants

You can enjoy every type of food from
fine dining to more casual.

Our area is full of great restaurants, like Pizza Palace, Creekside at Calamus West,
Verda's Cafe,  308 Steak House & Grill, Northside,
Lowe'ded, The Spot,
The Hub, Normal Roasting Co,
Shurfine foods, and Trotters . 
Bootleg Brewery in Taylor (just drinks),
Scratchtown Brewing Co, Ord.
Get a taste of Nebraska's best cuisine
by booking a site with us today.

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