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Address: 70th and Normal Blvd., Lincoln, NE
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The center of outdoor activity in the heart of Lincoln including a lake for...

The center of outdoor activity in the heart of Lincoln including a lake for boating and fishing, plus picnic grounds and hiking trails.

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Whoever it was who set aside these lands for a park was a genius! Our family continues to love being at this park. The views of the lake are very stunning and it's just right... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brian C
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Friendswood, Texas
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Friendswood, Texas
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whoever it was who set aside these lands for a park was a genius! Our family continues to love being at this park. The views of the lake are very stunning and it's just right there in the middle of town! The addition of gravel walking/running paths a few years ago made the park even more enjoyable and you can... More 

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Thank Brian C
Lincoln, Nebraska
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try and walk around the lake at least once a month. It is so beautiful this time of the year with the geese and the changing leaves.

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Thank Stew1501
Burien, Washington
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We played here 3 times in late September while visiting Lincoln. The golf clubhouse staff were so nice and helpful - made us feel like locals. The course was well maintained and challenging enough for my husband who plays regularly. I am a beginner and took lessons. Again, the instructor was so kind and the lessons taught me a lot.... More 

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Thank Cynthia M
Lincoln, Nebraska
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I really enjoy coming to Holmes Lake for a nice, long walk to relax as often as possible. The paths are well maintained and it's a beautiful view. The people (and dogs) that you meet along the way are usually very friendly. :) There is some flooding that happens sometimes so it can get pretty muddy if there has been... More 

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Thank Simply_Marzipan
Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

The lake is a pretty body of water, all the more so in the land of endless fields. The walking path is broad, well maintained, and a nice distance around. The perfect place to walk the dog (on a leash), with an off lease dog park just across the street. Lots of parking, grass to play in, picnic areas -... More 

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Thank ScottF857
Lincoln, Nebraska
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Holmes Lake Park is an urban gem. Holmes has it all: a 100-acre pond, walking/biking trails, golf course, picnic shelters, volleyball courts, ball fields, and a dog run. The fishing is pretty good for bluegills, crappies and catfish. Catching bass takes some knowledge and a boat is a handy tool. Lots of people use the walking trails and recreation areas.... More 

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Thank Alan H
Charleston, West Virginia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

this is a great spot for walks and picnics. the sun setting over the lake is just gorgeous. lots of benches and picnic tables scattered around the lake.

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Thank Andriana R
Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is the place to go to relax, enjoy the sun, water, ducks and watch children play. Plenty of parking, free and easy to get to. Get out and walk the trails, enjoy the water, swim, fish if you like, canoe or sail (no motor boats). Just a nice relaxing place. Two thumbs up. A huge open dog walk is... More 

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Thank beckenhauerj
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83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

In the couple times I have been to the lake it is always clean. The path around the lake is great for a walk, maybe even biking (except one giant hill).

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Thank Bizzled
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

I walk around the whole lake on a regular basis (about 2.4 miles). The park is clean and well maintained. Peaceful and serene.

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