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Discovery Guide 2019 Cover PageThe mission of the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and maintain a comprehensive park system, manage public property and offer opportunities for the citizens and visitors of the Omaha community to encourage a healthy, positive lifestyle that is essential to the quality of life.

Explore Omaha's ParksPoolsCommunity Centers and more with our annual Discovery Guide publication. With over 240 parks that cover nearly 11,000 acres of park land, we provide many opportunities to be active and enjoy popular activities and events.

We have 120 miles of recreational trails, eight municipal golf courses, 18 pools, eight spraygrounds, 15 community centers, 221 tennis courts, eight pickleball courts, a nature center, an ice rink, a newly renovated trap and skeet range and much more.

Click Here to view the 2019 interactive Discovery Guide. Click on underlined text in the Discovery Guide to learn more information about the topic! Keep in mind, the guide is a small sampling of activities and facilities that Omaha Parks and Recreation offers. Whether you enjoy swimming, special events at your nearby community center, camping, or relaxing in our parks, the Discovery Guide is sure to give you new ideas that inspire health, wellness, and livability.


News and Events

  • Trails, Parks & Other Closings

    2019-03-14 21:14:40

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

  • NP Dodge Park CLOSED Due To Elevated River Levels

    2019-03-14 15:27:04

    (Omaha, NE – March 14th, 2019) – Due to heavy rains and the rising levels of the Missouri River, the City of Omaha Parks Department will be closing NP Dodge Park effective immediately.  Facility ...

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - OPEN

    2019-01-25 17:29:16

    Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge CLOSED The Bob Kerrey Bridge is back OPEN to the public. We thank you for your patience. If you have any questions regarding the bridge, please call 402-444-5900. 

  • 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 ...