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Heartland of America Park

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Address: 800 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone Number: +1 402-444-6362
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This 31-acre park runs through the heart of Omaha along the Missouri River....

This 31-acre park runs through the heart of Omaha along the Missouri River.

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Unplanned find but Awesome

Cool to watch all the ducks and swans..... lots of room to run and walk around for the kids. Foundations where awesome to watch.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Windom, Minnesota
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Windom, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool to watch all the ducks and swans..... lots of room to run and walk around for the kids. Foundations where awesome to watch.

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Clive, Iowa
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in the Old Market area and walked here on a fall afternoon. The trail was great. Very peaceful for being in the middle of the city. Unfortunately there was some construction blocking part of the trail, but otherwise we really enjoyed the park for something to do mid-afternoon and get some exercise and fresh air.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an urban park in the heart of downtown. It has almost everything that's needed. Wide open spaces, water falls, gardens, the highest shooting fountain in North America, beautiful scenery and a walking path around the lake. Ducks and geese abound. There are plenty of spots for picnics. There are events held throughout the warmer months with some food... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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94 reviews
68 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a beautiful park that you can walk along and see the geese, ducks and birds everywhere. A huge lake with a beautiful contain in center that shoots spray over 300 foot in the air every few minutes. Its an awesome display and can actually be seen from Amtrak station, the Durham Museum, and Century Link Arena.

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Thank Thomas P
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Ride the gondolas or just take a stroll around the park... bring a sack lunch or grab some takeout from one of the restaurants in the old market.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful Park you've ever seen. all man-made in Downtown Omaha where they tore down all the abandoned buildings by the river and spent billions of dollars making it a beautiful place to walk and talk and it's close to everything , Old Market the Union Pacific Railway, hotels, restaurants, and airport

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Had a couple of spare hours the morning we were flying out of Omaha. Great sculptures depicting the westward expansion on the mid 1800s. Fantastic use of the art-form to move the viewer from one park to another (about a block away) to depict two different stages of the expansion. Well worth the visit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The park and lake are worth seeing but it is not that easy to access. The gondola ride is nice and inexpensive but the person taking you for the ride is not at all friendly. This was a dissapointment.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a nice outdoor park--lake in the middle with he highest fountain in the Midwest. There is an island in the lake where geese like to roost. It's a fun outdoor place to go --enjoy

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Went there to see the fountain lit up and saw rats and mice instead! I have never seen anything like it. I wondered why I didn't see anyone walking at 8:00 at night on a wonderful evening. I will never go there again!

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