Chalco Hills Recreation Area, in southwest Omaha, is the Metro area’s premier outdoor recreation facility. At Chalco Hills, you can try your luck with fishing; relax at a picnic site; bike, hike or jog more than 7 miles of trails. The area is managed by the Papio-Missouri River NRD. The main entrance to this public recreation site is found at 154th and Giles Rd.
Featured at Chalco Hills is Wehrspann Lake, a 245-acre flood control reservoir considered one of Nebraska’s premier fishing spots thanks to angler’s support of catch and release. Wehrspann Lake is one of eight Papio Creek Watershed flood control reservoirs surrounding Omaha. The most common fish in the lake include Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Walleye, Sunfish and, Crappie. The lake is stocked by the NE Game and Parks Commission.