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Parks & nature in Omaha

Zoo
“Voted #1 in and you'll see why when you visit! Amazing for both young and old!”
78 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Omaha’s botanical gardens have beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to explore nature at its finest. Annual programming for families (and even puppies) is available!”
45 locals recommend
Zoo
“The "#1" zoo in America - constantly battling for that top spot with San Diego. We are always switching things up with new attractions. Bring your walking shoes.”
49 locals recommend
Park
“Urban oasis highlighting a man-made lake with boat rides, plus fountains with an evening light show.”
20 locals recommend
Park
“Memorial Park is a memorial for those who have served in the armed forces. It's a beautiful place for a picnic and looks over the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. The rose garden is my personal favorite spot.”
16 locals recommend
Park
“There is 2 huge metal slides- bring some wax paper, card board, plastic bag- anything-----GO DOWN IT. Your life will be changed and you will be happy. I promise. !!”
13 locals recommend
Lake
“On of the best oasis' in Omaha. You'll find many bikers and runners around the lake. ”
4 locals recommend
Park
“There is always something going on here! Free concerts, farmer’s markets, beer fest you name it! Plenty of children’s activities too! ”
9 locals recommend
Lake
“Great place for a walk or a jog. Part of a lovely trail. The lake is within walking distance, just South of the home. https://www.visitomaha.com/listings/standing-bear-lake/57380/”
4 locals recommend
Park
“An enjoyable walk in the city. At Christmas time the lights are fantastic.”
5 locals recommend
Historic Site
4 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Great hiking trails. Quiet and sparsely used. You may have the entire park to yourself. $5 entry fee. You'll see the beauty of our area from some unique vantage points. ”
2 locals recommend
Park
“outdoor ampitheatre, keep an eye out for art shows, live concerts, kids movies at night and more!!”
3 locals recommend
Garden
“For a beautiful time outdoors, visit Lauritzen Botanical Gardens. In addition to their beautifully manicured space, they often have interesting and educational events/programs for guests to partake.”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Overlook the river, the hillside, the Interstate and Eppley Airport from this birds-eye view.”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Large, open-air facility featuring vintage locomotives & related history & lush botanical gardens.”
2 locals recommend