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Pioneer Park and Nature Center

Lincoln, NE
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Ranked #6 of 32 attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: A 900-acre wildlife area that features hiking trails and other outdoor pleasures.
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Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This huge park is a beautiful outdoor resource in Lincoln! It is filled with biking and walking trails, picnic areas, lakes, sand volleyball court, a sledding hill and a beautiful nature center and wildlife park. This is a huge park, nicely landscaped and well-maintained. Horseback riding is available near-by as well as golf. Bike paths from the city of Lincoln... More

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great walking trails, lovely scenery, what more can you ask for. Romantic spot to have a picnic with your other half as well. ;)

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I visit this park regularly with my dogs. There is an extensive trail system that runs throughout the park, well maintained, that winds through trees and up and down hills. At the center of the park is the Pinewood Bowl, an outdoor amphitheater. The east side of the park is often used for weddings; and the west side of the... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Pioneers park is a very big area. Lots of walking trails, biking and play areas. We like going to the nature area with the grandkids. Very educational. It's a great place to have a family picnic and enjoy the day.

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The Netherlands
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
30 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

THIS WAS THE FIRST NATIONAL PARK WE WERE ABLE TO VISIT ,,after the Govt shut down, we visited here about 4-5 yrs ago,, since we were in the area we decided to visit it again :-) it is a very very nice nice place to do, very educational, the rangers know their stuff ;-)

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Clarkston, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The park is hugh with lots to see and do. My purpose of going to Pioneer Park was to do some Geocaching. I did quite a bit of hiking in the park to find all the geocaches, but it was well worth it. Lots of activities for all ages. Hopefully, I can return soon.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

A great park with lots to see & do. An interesting nature center as well as fields of buffalo & elk. The park is plenty big for jogging or bicycling and hanging out by any of the ponds is beautifully tranquil. Also, the Pinewood Bowl is beautiful for musical and play productions!!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a great park. It is large enough to bike around, find a private area for a picnic, playground equipment for the littles, and even a nature house. It's a great place to spend an afternoon.

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Lincoln Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A beautiful park in the middle of the city, you will feel you are at National Park. Beautiful landscaping, horse trails, and nature center. Plenty to keep you busy all day.

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Wymore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It is a large park on the southwest side of Lincoln, with many places to explore. Do a drive thru and find an area, and go walking. The west side of the park has a nature center with elk and bison. There is Pinewood Bowl that puts on concerts and plays in spring and summer, check web page for info... More

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