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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

  • Bathrooms on North Side of Zorinsky Lake Closed

    2019-10-09 14:48:00

    The bathrooms on the North side of Zorinsky Lake, east of 168th Street, are closed due to a lift station. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience in advance. If you have any questions, please ...

  • Northwest Section of Zorinsky Trail Closed

    2019-09-27 19:04:35

    Northwest Section of Zorinsky Trail Closed Due to Collapsed Culvert A section of the Zorinsky Trail will close beginning Friday, September 27th due to the collapse of a culvert under the trail on the northwest loop (map ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closure - 9/25

    2019-09-25 13:53:05

    RIVERFRONT TRAIL CLOSURE A section of the Riverfront Trail on the MUD property between the trail-head parking lot on the south to the pump building on the north will be closed starting on Wednesday, September 25, 2 ...

  • Big Papio Trail - 9/24 Section Closure Update

    2019-08-16 17:56:52

    Omaha, NE (September 24th, 2019) - A section of the Big Papio Trail between Towl Park and One Pacific Place Park remains closed so the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (P-MRNRD) can replace storm drai ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closure - 5/31

    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 al ...