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Address: Buffalo County, Kearney, NE 68845

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I found this jewel on the trail link website. This was a really pretty place to hike. There is lots of parking and couple different types of trail. Up on Lorma's Lockout it's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this jewel on the trail link website. This was a really pretty place to hike. There is lots of parking and couple different types of trail. Up on Lorma's Lockout it's grass trails. Down around the Lake trail it's dirt and some gravel. Then there is an area that links up to the Kearney bike trail system which... More 

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Thank Michelle S
Arvada, Colorado
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful park with a lake, lots of trees, and many trails. Birding was fabulous, even though the weather was quite overcast.

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Thank Lorraine L
Kearney, Nebraska
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great place to walk, picnic or exercise. There are trails through the park and it connects to the hike/bike trail. Quiet with lots of space to walk and think or playground for the kids. I hear the fishing is enjoyable but I haven't tried that yet.

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Thank Samuel M
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I live nearby and frequently visit cottonmill lake. Very relaxing. They have a natural swimming pool too. Great if you are sensitive to chlorine.

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Thank Matty C
Midwest
2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I walk my dog here all the time, we like the hilly terrain through the trees on the east side of the park. Oldfather Prairie is a great place to bike off road and the hills are challenging. Check out the new addition, Lorma's Overlook, it provides a nice view overlooking Hwy 30, the fields and Interstate 80. There is... More 

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Thank motleycrew6
Kearney, Nebraska
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

I like to go fishing here. There is easy access to most areas of the lake. They have a separate swimming beach area. They have a covered area for family picnics and a play area for kids.

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Thank S8261CYkeithh
Council Bluffs
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

We brought our own kayaks and enjoyed to various parts of this lake and the wildlife around it. We didn't expect it to have such a variety of turns, which is what we like.

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Thank Ruth F
McKinney, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Love walking the trails with my dog. At great place to relax and unwind with family and friends durning the summer months.

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Thank Michael H
Nebraska
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

A great view no matter where you look!! Plus there is so many activities for all ages! If you love the outdoors, this is a great stop for Nebraska!

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Thank Josh & Kylie C
Elko, Nevada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

My reviews are largely based on how the dogs needs are met. Dogs can run here, swim here..... unpopulated during the morning when I visited.

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