Skip Navigation

City of Omaha - Nebraska

City of Omaha ParksOmaha, Nebraska

Text Size   - | +

Did you know that in 2014 Omaha was ranked 12th on a list of the nation's best park systems, according to the Trust for Public Land? This ranking was earned based on park access/proximity, size, and services. In addition, in 2014 WalletHub ranked the 100 most populated cities on how well the accommodate or encourage an active lifestyle and Omaha was ranked number one! No matter your interest, there truly is an Omaha park or recreation facility for you. If you have not had a chance to experience the Omaha Parks system, then start exploring today by using our new Park Finder to find parks, community centers, pools, golf courses and more near you!

Fun Park Facts

  • Oldest Remaining Park: Hanscom Park, established in 1872
  • Largest Park: Glenn Cunningham Lake, 1,439 acres
  • Most-Visited Park: Lewis & Clark Landing
  • Omaha Park & Boulevards System was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places.




News and Events

  • Riverfront Trail Public Meeting

    2015-04-10 20:54:18

    The City of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property Department will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed construction of the Phase 4 portion of the Riverfront Trail along Abbott Drive and the Levi Carter Park ...

  • Bridge Beats Summer Lineup Announcement

    2015-04-03 17:43:19

    Free Riverfront Concert Series Returns for Third Year Bridge Beats returns for its third season at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Plaza. The free summer concert series, presented by the City of Omaha Parks and Recre ...

  • 2015 Discovery Guide Available Online

    2015-03-27 17:43:55

    Make plans to do something new and exciting this season with Omaha Parks and Recreation. Download a copy of #OmahaParks 2015 Discovery Guide and you will find parks and facilities in the spotlight, special events, activi ...

  • New Responsive Website Launched

    2015-03-27 17:33:20

    The City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department announced today that it has launched a redesigned city website in an effort to enhance online transparency and to create a more user-friendly site for its residents, busi ...

  • Hummel Nature Center Special Events

    2015-02-18 09:51:02

    Discover Day Saturday, April 11th 10:00am-12:00pm  FREE! Archery Saturday, April 11th-May2nd 1:00pm-2:00pm  Price: $15/4 week session Grades: 1st–7th   Birdtastic Saturday, May 2nd 10:00am-12:00pm  FREE!  Li ...