Loup Park/Lake Babcock
3 miles north of Columbus on 48th Avenue, turn east on Lakeview Road and proceed approximately ¼ mile.
31 acres along the north and west shores of Lake Babcock.
Camping, picnicking, grilling, outstanding trails and nature walks.
Electrical hook-ups and primitive camping available during the summer at no charge.
Available during the summer.
Two Lakes Trail, a paved hiking/biking trail traverses the park area and connects Loup and Lake North parks. Castner’s Crossing Bridge at the west end of the park connects the Two Lakes trail with the Bob Lake and Robert White Trails. These 9 foot wide crushed limestone surfaced trails skirt the west and south sides of Lake Babcock and the south side of Lake North. Free parking is provided at the trailheads.
Playground areas, potable water (May–September), picnic tables, grills.
Plant/wildlife and bird watching during fall and spring migrations make Lake Babcock and Loup Park a pleasant camping and relaxed recreational experience.