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“Nice Park” 5 of 5 stars
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Holmes Park & Lake
70th and Normal Blvd., Lincoln, NE
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Ranked #10 of 24 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Picnicking
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Owner description: The center of outdoor activity in the heart of Lincoln including a lake for boating and fishing, plus picnic grounds and hiking trails.
Clarkston, Michigan
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31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Nice Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I stumbled upon this park by accident. I'm visiting from Michigan and I drove into Lincoln to do some geocaching. We are staying in Dorchester and there isn't much to do there. I noticed they had a couple of nice ball fields and a beautiful lake to relax near. There was a large group with lots of children having a picknik and they all seemed to be having a good time. I will try to return.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Run around Holmes Lake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I enjoy running around Holmes Lake on the gravel. It has an awesome route that it takes you on and is pretty to see as you are running by. It also has a great park. The hills are great in the winter to sled on. The sand volleyball courts are kept nice as well. It is a fun place to be during all the seasons.

Visited May 2013
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Sooo much to do here! Biking, hiking, canoeing, picnics, playground, fishing... the list goes on. Recent trips here including a romantic picnic and book reading in the park. My favorite place to spend the a Sunday.

Visited July 2013
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“good family fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The park offers trails for biking, hiking and running, softball fields, golf, fishing, sand volleyball, a playground and picnic shelters. If you want to boat, you'll have to bring your own (kayak, canoe, sail boats) Hyde Observatory is open on weekend evenings for stargazing. It's a fun family outing.

Visited July 2013
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Nebraska, the good life
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great place to picnic, play, walk, bike or fish! I like that it is not too far out in the boonies. Take a walk around the lake on the trail!

Visited July 2013
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