When my kids were younger, we loved exploring new parks and playgrounds. Omaha is full of neighborhood parks with walking trails, playgrounds, swings, picnic areas, and more!
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Enjoy exploring some of readers favorite playgrounds in the Omaha Area!
TIP: Playgrounds at elementary schools are perfect for fun on the evenings and weekends!
7002 Military Ave, Omaha
This newer park includes a Playground, Fishing, Walking Paths, Lagoon, Picnic Area, and a Sprayground!
Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs
The Dream Playground Re-Imagined project is a community-based and volunteer-built initiative to revitalize and expand the Dream Playground with a new area that provides accessibility to all.
Phase I begins on July 13-15, 2018 and Phase II is from July 24-29, 2018. Volunteers with a variety of skills and abilities will be needed including construction, volunteer registration, food service, material handling, and more. During the 6 days of the playground construction, volunteers will be needed for 3 shifts daily: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Find out more about volunteering here.
7500 S 146th St, Omaha, (146th & Chandler)
Fun mud and sand-free playground with swings, baby swings, picnic area, and more.
Elk Creek Park
N 163rd Street & Ames Ave., Omaha
Playground, Picnic Area, Open Space, and Sprayground nearby.
816 East Halleck Street, Papillion, NE (East of the intersection of Washington and Lincoln Streets in downtown Papillion.)
The kids love this 3-story playground! Beautiful park with walking trails, playgrounds, shelters, fishing, and a large pavilion.
Reader Tip: One of my favorite things about Halleck Park is the swing that is counterbalanced so an adult and a little one can swing face to face!
13710 Boyd St., Omaha
Picturesque park with a big open space, playground, picnic area, and more.
3808 S 156th St, Omaha
Climbing tower, playgrounds, walking/biking paths, swings, many open spaces, fishing, and more.
Lawrence Youngman Lake
192nd and West Dodge Road, Omaha
Climbing structure, swings, 2 play areas, shaded area, fishing.
Orval Smith Park
80th & Park Dr. Ralston
Big, expansive park and playground with many play features.
6802 Harrison St, Omaha
All-Play complex, Sprayground, Disc Golf Course, Skate Park, Picnic Areas.
67th & Center, Omaha
Popular park near tower and water feature, shops, green space with many events.
Walnut Grove Park
15050 Q St., Omaha
Wooded area with lagoon, walking paths, playground, picnic areas, shaded areas.
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