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Yanney Heritage Park

2020 W. 11th Street, Kearney, NE 68848
+1 308-237-7095
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Very unique and attractive park with plenty of family spaces.

This park is truly a genuine beauty. The tower is fantastic and has plenty of spaces for get... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
jrizz423
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Chadron, Nebraska
Unique park not far off the interstate

This park provides an opportunity to fish, hike, picnic, or just relax and enjoy the outdoors... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
gbeerbohm
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Kearney, Nebraska
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This city park is loaded with features which are free to the public including trails, labyrinth, gardens, lake, splash pads (summer only) and playgrounds. There is a Senior Center that has activities and lunch (for a fee). During the summer months, there is a concessions stand and rentals available (for a fee). There are two air-conditioned facilities to rent for gatherings (for a fee). Great place to relax, play, walk, explore, fish, kayak, picnic, meet and much more! For more information about rentals, contact the City Park and Rec office at 308-237-4644. To donate to the park, contact the Yanney Heritage Park Foundation office at 308-237-7095.
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“senior center” (8 reviews)
“paddle boats” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2020 W. 11th Street, Kearney, NE 68848
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+1 308-237-7095
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This park is truly a genuine beauty. The tower is fantastic and has plenty of spaces for get togethers for family and friends. Has a nice spot around the gazebos as well.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

This park provides an opportunity to fish, hike, picnic, or just relax and enjoy the outdoors. During the summer their are special productions of plays in the outdoor amphitheater.

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

We took a brief break on a gorgeous autumn day to climb the tower. Wondered how it would affect "the old knees." Turns out the stair were shallow, making the climb easy and worth the view! The tower also has an elevator(available by Appt) to...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We were there on a very foggy fall day and it was very pretty. If I lived in the area, I could see making this park a regular stop. Lots of walking trails. Beautiful gardens. Large play areas for kids. Tall look out tower to...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

After traveling all day, we appreciated this nice park with excellent trails, a small lake and many nice things to look at as we walked. Kearney is luck to have such a place. Thank you!

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We walked the path from our hotel to the park in order to see the eclipse. The path is well maintained. The tower in the park has a phenomenal view. There are swans, water, flowers, a playground and a food shack. Plenty of places to...More

1  Thank HNK2
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Kearney to view the Total Eclipse. There were several viewing events in and around town but I opted to try this park. WINNER!! It is a gorgeous space. Everything was lush and verdant. There is a small canal/lake that had paddle boats for...More

1  Thank Miser67
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend time with your family. Paved trails, two splashpads, an observation tower, and plenty of room to play.

1  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We were passing through town on a vacation around Nebraska. We decided to try renting kayaks and paddle boats for an hour. Super cheap entertainment as the rental of 3 kayaks and 2 boats came in less than $20. We enjoyed the hour and then...More

1  Thank twoboys4me
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Rose garden, bike trail, swan boats, fishing, water park! Most of it's free and soon there will be a professional theater production of The Littlre Mermaid presented in the amphitheater. Americana at its best

Thank pattihoman5
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Lalo_Andablo
March 10, 2018|
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Response from gbeerbohm | Reviewed this property |
Kayaking is available on the canal during irrigation season and a little beyond. That is the most fun, kayaking down the canal. A very popular activity in the summer.
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Kittykatsprague67
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Response from Miser67 | Reviewed this property |
According to Google, Hours are 7AM-11PM, everyday.
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