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Holmes Park & Lake

70th and Normal Blvd., Lincoln, NE
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Walking trails are amazing

Clean, beautiful view, close to services. Lots of picnic spots, clean restrooms. Good parking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kirk M
Lake walk

Holmes Lake is encircled by a trail that is a very pleasant walk of about 2 miles. Often too busy... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Dwain L
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Claremore, United States
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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70th and Normal Blvd., Lincoln, NE
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"nice place to walk"
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"fishing"
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"observatory"
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"telescope"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, beautiful view, close to services. Lots of picnic spots, clean restrooms. Good parking. Walking trails are wide.

Thank Kirk M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Holmes Lake is encircled by a trail that is a very pleasant walk of about 2 miles. Often too busy for bikes but is a nice ride. Often birds on the lake.

1  Thank Dwain L
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It's great to get a little bit of peace in the middle of the busy Lincoln south. We have come multiple times for different reasons. We have canoed on the manmade lake; we have walked around it for exercise; we have had picnics; we have...More

Thank S P
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Need a break from the speed of life. Come to Holmes Lake, park your car, and take a walk around the lake. It is the best way to unwind. People, pet, and photography friendly.

Thank Lori N
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

the central location of Holmes Lake is ideal for visitors and people of Lincoln. Walking and biking paths are well maintained and offers nice scenery. Places to fish and to have a picnic abound. Water activities like kayaking and canoeing are pleasant. Bring your own...More

1  Thank Diann K
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The location is right around the corner from a job i am starting soon. We drove through this beautiful park. I saw people paddle boarding,fishing, picnicking, walking, playing golf, and at the observatory! There was a lot of car traffic it was obviously a busy...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We stay close by and have visited this park through out the year. Great place for long walks, picnic, have a group gathering, and take brilliant photos. Tip: Check out the observatory close by if you are a star gazer.

1  Thank Shilpa S
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had our son's wedding rehearsal supper at Holmes Park and Lake. We had a nice gazebo large enough for all of us, great parking and very pretty views. We would go there again for sure.

Thank Tim M
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great park to go for a stroll. There are places to stop for a rest, you can walk across the dam or feed the ducks. You can boat if you're into that, but you cannot swim. If you're up for a round of golf, the...More

Thank Suzanne S
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nice place to walk around the water and feed the geese running around. There is a play place for the kids and bonus some hills for sledding in the winter. Good place to go thats free

Thank Joanna M
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Julie H
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Response from Tim M | Reviewed this property |
We were just there for a wedding rehearsal supper, but it looked like it could be
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Trent B
19 August 2016|
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Maybeleen
10 March 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
No trampoline in the park. There is a business called Defy Gravity that is a trampoline park if you are looking for trampolines.
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