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Heartland of America Park

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Address: 800 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE 68102
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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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Lovely place for a walk or picnic

Really beautiful riverwalk area. Very nice landscaping. We were there in early spring so it was too cool for the water activities but it looked like fun. The bronze sculptures... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rnjsmom
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Wamego, Kansas
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Wamego, Kansas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really beautiful riverwalk area. Very nice landscaping. We were there in early spring so it was too cool for the water activities but it looked like fun. The bronze sculptures around the area were really patriotic and meaningful. Loved this area of the city!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love ducking. Seriously, there were a TON of ducks here to watch. Ducks and geese and swans. A very picturesque area for a stroll, a picnic, or walking/running/riding your bike.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely park is near downtown and the Missouri River, making for a great place to take a walk while you're checking out other sights in the area. The park surrounds a small lake with a beautiful fountain in the middle. The fountain changes levels frequently, making for some beautiful scenery when the water sprays to its highest point. You... More 

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Riley, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take a drive on Easter to Heartland of America Park, we enjoyed watching the fountain, and a family walk. While there is lots of construction going on this place is still full of natural beauty! I would definitely return. The only regret is not bringing eggs to hide for my little one! Check this gem out if... More 

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1 Thank outlawwife
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Right now the area around it is under construction. This made it very hard to get to. It seemed much larger and more to do on the map. It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed laying out and taking in the sun and fresh air. We could have done that at any park though.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Go during the spring when there are grass and flowers. In the Winter is just drab, dull and gray. The dirt and dust from the city sit on the water and it just doesn't look nice.

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midwest
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

70+ degrees on Feb 20 - enough said! Seriously tho - It's a great area to walk around and take in the sculptures and what not. We enjoyed it!

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1 Thank bohemianparrothead
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

we come here on sunday and walk the dog and family together for an hour. beautiful park with a great layout

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1 Thank CaribbeanFan79
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The water is yucky, lots of garbage floating around, homelss folks everywhere but it's ok for a stroll.

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Omaha
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Heartland is a great little park to take an after dinner walk or to burn off a few calories while taking in downtown Omaha. Figure in 45-60 min to walk around the lake. Enjoy the fountain when it's running.

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