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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

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - Back Open

    2019-01-25 17:29:16

    Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Open  After being de-iced the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is back open for public use. Thank you to everyone for your patience and understanding during this prolonged closure. 

  • Keystone Trail Parking Lot Closure

    2018-11-15 18:31:41

    Keystone Trail Parking Lot Closure The trailhead parking lot for the Keystone Trail on S. 75th Street just north of Jackson Plaza remains closed so that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can undertake stream and emb ...

  • 144th Street Trail Closure

    2018-11-09 16:54:58

    144th Street Trail Closure (Omaha, NE) – November 9th, 2018 - The east portion of the 144th Street Trail between West Maple Road and Eagle Run Drive will close on Monday, November 12, 2018 so that MUD can work on a wa ...

  • Draining of Glenn Cunningham Lake Begins

    2018-11-05 15:49:01

    Draining of Glenn Cunningham Lake Begins Due to the Zebra Mussel infestation at Glenn Cunningham Lake, the draining of the lake has begun. The Park will remain open, however, entrance #1 and #9 will be closed until furt ...

  • NP Dodge Park Re-Opens November 3rd

    2018-09-24 16:12:49

    NP Dodge Park will re-open Saturday, November 3.  The public boat ramp will be open. Thank you for your patience.