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Zorinsky Lake and Recreation Area

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Address: 15600 F Street, Omaha, NE 68135
Phone Number: 402 444 3925

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Birds were singing

It was a beautiful day to walk the 4.5 miles of trails around the lake. I went around 9:30am on a Saturday and it wasn't very busy. I enjoyed the sounds of the birds as I made my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Michigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It was a beautiful day to walk the 4.5 miles of trails around the lake. I went around 9:30am on a Saturday and it wasn't very busy. I enjoyed the sounds of the birds as I made my way around a very pleasant loop.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The lake is a no wake lake and has depths to about 25 feet. It was drained a couple of years ago because of zebra mussels. Not sure if that problem is gone. Fishing is poor at best but really never was very good.

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Omaha
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Love that you can run in a safe area for many miles. Most running paths end after about 4-5 miles but you can do both lakes for about 7-8 miles. Usually pretty busy with bikers and other runners. Everyone is always really friendly along the path. The big lake (between 156th and 168th) is more well walked than the small... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a beautiful place to bike, walk, and picnic. The park with the sand buckets were a blast for my kids!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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830 attraction reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a wonderful large area in the city with a beautiful lake and great walking and biking trails, great place to go and relax

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Omaha, Nebraska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There's a big side (east of 168th) and a small side (west of 168th) - the big side tends to be busier, but is a nice 4.3 miles or so, pretty flat. The small side is a little over 3 miles, and usually has less traffic. Both sides have decent scenery. If you're looking for a spot to run, give... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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92 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Zorinsky is very popular but large enough to not feel overly crowded. The paved trails make for easy walking during any weather and the scenes around the lake are diverse as you make the loops. One of our favorite spots in Omaha to enjoy outdoors.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Zorinsky Lake has long been known for decent ice fishing in winter and occasionally a large Walleye is landed there, but the real attraction is the fishing dock. It has easy access and if you are taking your kids for their first fishing adventure, there are loads of small Bluegill around the Fishing Dock. Just be sure to use a... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lake is nice, but very crowded at times, especially evenings and weekends. Seems like this year the city is not keeping it maintained as well as in past. Mowing is not done as well, and there are a number of areas on the trails that have mud washed over from the spring, never cleaned up. Thankfully, local volunteers pick up... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

this is a first class facility. the multiple playgrounds are each unique and offer a different experience each time. And the different structures cater to different age groups as well. Plenty of parking. Never feels crowded.

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