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The Sculpture Garden Is a Must

I headed to the Heartland of America Park, via the Gene Leahy Mall, from 14th Street. I had walked... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
A pleasant spot in the middle of downtown

I came here before but only walk around 1/4 of it just by the big giant metal slides that kids... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
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All reviews wax paper big slides heartland of america park downtown omaha great slide old market fast slides green space christmas lights nice place to walk kids and adults water features beautiful park great place for kids few blocks kids love a lot of fun
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Gene Leahy Mall is a great place to check out in Omaha. It has a lot of beautiful art pieces. The park itself is super clean and everyone there was very friendly. Be prepared to walk as the mall is quite big, but nothing...More

Thank adreannas2015
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you ask me this was a place I would prefer to skip next time. No offence to the beautiful park and the lovely water arrangements, but we went on a Sunday morning and the people around were not giving us a very comfortable feeling....More

Thank SKaRoy
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I headed to the Heartland of America Park, via the Gene Leahy Mall, from 14th Street. I had walked over to the area from the Hilton Omaha, where we were staying. This was my second visit to the Gene Leahy Mall, though we are in...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 20 July 2018

There's a really cool slide here that's worth making the trip for alone. Young kids, and adults alike, will love it

Thank Mike_45454545
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I came here before but only walk around 1/4 of it just by the big giant metal slides that kids love. This time trip was just me & hubby and we walked around the ‘river’. I’m pleasantly surprised with how much nicer the water is...More

Thank elliesookram
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was such an unexpected surprise...hidden under a busy street this park carves a beautiful line through greenery, stone,s sculptures and sparkling water features. Fun and funky..check it out!

Thank ragtop_rider
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

On a peaceful Sabbath, we visited Gene Leahy Mall & it was wonderful! It was an early afternoon, so it wasn’t crowded or noisy. We packed sandwiches from home with chips, juice and snacks and ate on the steps near the library. My daughter and...More

Thank finallymyturn613
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a park in the downtown area of Omaha. The slides were a lot of fun. Make sure you take cardboard to slide on as the son made the slides extremely hot and you could easily burn yourself. The cardboard (or some people had...More

1  Thank Sparker96
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Fun slide for all ages. Bring a paper bag or piece of cardboard to make sliding down easier. If you don't, you will likely get stuck midway.

Thank kdnwbrry
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Overall this really isn’t a great city park. It’s not very clean and there’s not a lot to it. While we were there the local news channel was there doing a story about the city’s plans to redo the area, so changes may be coming....More

Thank Jim723
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Response from theadley | Reviewed this property |
Park. The best indoor mall in Omaha is Westroads. It is also in the same area as Regency Shopping Center which has your higher end stores such as Pottery Barn. Village Pointe is an outdoor shopping plaza that is really... More
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the deepest point is 12 feet, but the river walk itself is much shallower than that. The current is basically nonexistent and I have never heard of any problems or accidents in all of the years that it has... More