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This is the official website of the City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department

Message from Omaha Parks & Recreation Director

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The City of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property looks forward to another outstanding year!

The 2019 Discovery Guide reveals adventure through our recreational programs, outdoor "must see" attractions, and events we offer throughout the year. As a department, we strive to promote a positive, healthy, and active lifestyle for all! 
2019 is an exciting year for Omaha Parks! We have several large-scale projects in the works that we are excited to share with the Omaha community! 
 
Discover the endless opportunities our department has to offer. Catch an event at one of our 13 Community Centers, swim at one of our 18 aquatic facilities, golf at one of our 8 city Golf Courses, enjoy biking on our 125+ miles of trail, or visit one of our 250+ parks! Adventure is closer than you think! 
 
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News and Events

  • Glenn Cunningham Lake Public Notice

    2019-09-06 19:15:05

    Glenn Cunningham Lake Public Notice The City of Omaha, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, will hold a public meeting to seek input on a draft Environmental Assessment of additional recr ...

  • Big Papio Trail - Section Closure

    2019-08-16 17:56:52

    Omaha, NE (August 16th, 2019) - On Monday, August 19, 2019, a section of the Big Papio Trail between Towl Park and One Pacific place Park will be closed for three weeks so the Papio-Missouri River Natural ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closures

    2019-05-31 17:52:58

    Effective immediately, May 31, 2019, two sections of the Riverfront Trail will be closed.  A section of the trail from Crown Point Avenue & Ida Street to John Pershing Drive & the Minne Lusa Ditch along wi ...

  • Levi Carter Lake Boat Ramp Open

    2019-05-30 19:09:24

    Levi Carter boat ramp has been reopened as of June 19th, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Thank you for your patience during the closure.   

  • Trails, Parks & Other Closings

    2019-03-14 21:14:40

    Due to the increased water levels/flooding, the following trails/parks/lakes have been closed: Glenn Cunningham Lake is closed until further notice. This includes the lake, playground, trails and disc golf course. Bi ...