The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, also known as the Footbridge, is a walking bridge connecting Council Bluffs, IA to Omaha's Riverfront, just north of Downtown. The bridge opened on September 28, 2008, and is named after the Nebraska Senator who secured funding for the project, Senator Bob Kerrey.
Making its home in Omaha's Union Station, The Durham Museum is the region's premier hands-on history museum. Considered one of Omaha’s most unique treasures, the station is one of the best examples of art deco architecture in the country. In 2016, the building was designated a National Historic Landmark.
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is dedicated to the conservation work on the island of Madagascar. Throughout the building, each exhibit is linked to ongoing projects in Madagascar as part of the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership. Expedition Madagascar is Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s way to better acquaint visitors with one of the premier conservation partnerships in the world.
The first U.S. military post west of the Missouri River, Fort Atkinson was established in 1820 on recommendation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Located at Fort Calhoun, the fort was important to the early fur trade, river traffic and Indian relations.
Memorial to the 38th President of the United States, born in Omaha. A Kiosk modeled after the original house's turret contains birth site information and presidential mementos. A colonnade and Rose Garden modeled after the White House's complete the site. Accessible. This facility can also be reserved for weddings.
The Great Plains Black History Museum is a non-profit community organization devoted to retrieval, interpretation, dissemination and preservation of historic and contemporary material pertaining to the cultural development contributions of African-Americans in the heartland of America.
Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain with its 320-ft water jet and light show. Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, WWII and Airborne Memorial Sculptures and a pedestrian bridge connecting to the Lewis & Clark Landing. Gondola rides by Heartland Gondola. Located across the street from the historic Old Market area. Pet friendly outdoor areas.
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From Memorial Day to Labor Day, $3 will get an adult into the beach, where lifeguards will watch you swim, volleyball players will watch you spike on the many beach courts, and you will be able to watch Omaha's skyline slowly, slowly changing from across the lake.
Lake Manawa is a great place for swimmers and sunbathers, young and old. A modern beach facility provides opportunities for swimming, as well as refreshments. Lake Manawa State Park is one of the most popular outdoor recreation facilities in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area.
See Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, the Omaha Firefighter's Memorial Monument and the second largest labor monument in the United States; take the circular stairway or ramp to the river-level plaza with umbrella tables and chairs and marina; use the riverfront walk to visit the National Park Service Regional Headquarters and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
Over the years, the resulting "oxbow" lake, became a major outdoor recreation center for thousands of visitors. "Manawa" is a Native American term meaning "peace and comfort." Nearby Towns Lake Manawa State Park is located 2 1/2 miles south of Interstate 80 (Exit 3) at Council Bluffs, Iowa. It is located 2 1/2 miles west of Interstate 29 (Exit 47).
Free admission. Open daily, 9 to 9. Visitor’s Center and Museum depicts the 1846-1860 migration of 90,000 pioneers to the Rocky Mountains. Displays include full sized log cabin, covered wagon, oxen and handcart. Optional guided tours. Month of Sept, quilt show featuring quilts from the collection of the International Quilt Study Center UNL.
Explore Omaha's Old Market Entertainment District. This historic area has been transformed into a lively shopping, dining and nightlife destination. Street musicians and artists offer entertainment as you wander in and out of the many boutiques and galleries that line the cobblestone streets.
Together, Pioneer Courage and Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness parks consist of more than 100 individual bronze pieces integrated within an urban environment that covers more than six city blocks. Individual sculpture pieces are 1.25 times life size and range in weight from 400 pounds to six tons.
<p><b>Seymour Smith Park</b> is an <a href="/pages/w/107121182656756">urban park</a> located at 68th and Harrison Streets in <a href="/pages/w/113132652033783">Omaha, Nebraska</a>.</p><h2>Facilities</h2><p>The park has recreational athletic facilities including a <a href="/pages/w/108672685826772">baseball field</a>, <a href="/pages/w/365797350272251">football pitch</a>es, <a href="/pages/w/113749108635822">disc golf</a>, and <a href="/pages/w/108275039199860">tennis court</a>s.
Standing Bear Lake is named for the Ponca leader Chief Standing Bear. The day-use only facility offers a playground, fishing, no-wake boating, 3.3 miles of hiking and bicycling trails, a field for radio-controlled model airplanes, picnic area and picnic shelters.
"Suzanne" is a song written by Canadian poet and musician Leonard Cohen in the 1960s. First published as a poem in 1966, it was recorded as a song by Judy Collins in the same year, and Cohen performed it as his debut single, from his 1967 album Songs of Leonard Cohen.
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Enjoy exhibits, films, maps and family-friendly events at the Lied Historical Building on the Path of Names. Walk or bike along the trails to the banks of the Missouri River and other destinations around Council Bluffs and Omaha, Nebraska. The National Park Service designed and built this as a center for exploration.
Zorinsky Lake Park is a park located at 156th and F streets in West Omaha, Nebraska. Named after Senator Edward Zorinsky of Omaha, the park has a 255-acre (103 ha) lake offering boating and fishing. The park is surrounded by 770 acres (310 ha) of public land, including 190 acres (77 ha) dedicated to wildlife management.