The Platte River near Fremont is a popular destination for airboat adventurers. Photo by Steve and Bobbi Olson.

Dodge County is located north of Saunders County along the Platte River. The county’s 535 square miles are home to lakes, rivers, historic museums and the birthplace of Spam. Fremont is the county’s most-populous city and its county seat. The Dodge County Historical Society’s May Museum is a great place to learn about the area’s history in railroads, manufacturing and agriculture.

Learn more about Fremont and Dodge County by contacting the Fremont-Dodge County Convention & Visitors Bureau at visitfremontne.org and (402) 753-6414.

Discover Activities in Dodge County

  • Woodcliff Restaurant

    If downtown shopping works up your appetite, then a trip to the country may be in order. The Woodcliff Restaurant, south of the Platte River from Fremont, whips up ...

  • Bryson’s Airboat Tours

    While exploring the 20 lakes of the Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area, you might hear what you think are airplanes flying low behind the trees. Many local river rats use ...

  • J’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar

    J’s Steakhouse & Wine Bar is in the downtown heart of Fremont’s antique district. USDA Choice Nebraska steaks and more than 200 wines combined with the upscale atmosphere ...

  • Dodge County Historical Society’s May Museum

    The Dodge County Historical Society’s May Museum was the 1874 home of Fremont businessman Louis E. May. The grand two-story structure with six large columns in front has an ...

  • Heritage Arboretum

    Fremont became a college town when Midland University was founded in 1883. Today 1,300 students from 37 states and 11 foreign countries study here. The liberal arts college’s Heritage Arboretum includes 700 trees. ...

  • Fremont’s Splash Station

    Fremont’s Splash Station is an amusement park that’s all wet. With a body slide, wave pool, splash pad, water walk and hydro-storm, it's a great summer destination....

  • Gallery 92 West

    Art lovers can peruse two galleries of creative creations on the main floor at Gallery 92 West, and a large art store and gift shop upstairs. Classes, workshops and special ...

  • Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

    Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area boasts 20 sandpit lakes. Most provide habitat for largemouth bass, channel catfish and bluegill. A few large, predatory muskies lurk in Lake No. 20, but they ...

  • EAT Restaurant

    Customers walking into the EAT Restaurant in Dodge are always banking on a great meal and a great time. The restaurant is in the former Dodge State Bank, which ...

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