Best lakes in Omaha

Check out the top lakes in Omaha, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Heartland of America Park
1. Heartland of America Park
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21 local reviews
800 Douglas Street, Omaha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 402-444-5955
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Tracy
This is an urban park in the heart of downtown. It has almost everything that's needed. Wide open spaces,…
Kate
Located right on the brink of downtown, this offers a great little lake to walk around and a beautiful…
Donovan
Quaint park with a walking/running trail surrounding the lake. There is a fountain in the middle of the lake…
1. Heartland of America Park
1. Heartland of America Park
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21 local reviews
800 Douglas Street, Omaha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 402-444-5955
Tracy
Tracy
This is an urban park in the heart of downtown. It has almost everything that's needed. Wide open spaces, water falls, gardens, the highest…
Kate
Kate
Located right on the brink of downtown, this offers a great little lake to walk around and a beautiful fountain in the middle. A great stop…
Donovan
Donovan
Quaint park with a walking/running trail surrounding the lake. There is a fountain in the middle of the lake that changes colors in the…
2. Chalco Hills Recreation Area
2. Chalco Hills Recreation Area
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7 local reviews
8901 South 154th Street, Omaha
Closed · Opens in 9 minutes
+1 402-444-6222
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Susan & Glen
Beautiful lake to walk, bicycle, fish or sit on one or the many benches throughout the park and just enjoy the…
Judith
If you would like to take a walk or run, Chalco Hills lake is an ideal place to go. To walk around the entire…
2. Chalco Hills Recreation Area
2. Chalco Hills Recreation Area
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7 local reviews
8901 South 154th Street, Omaha
Closed · Opens in 9 minutes
+1 402-444-6222
Susan & Glen
Susan & Glen
Beautiful lake to walk, bicycle, fish or sit on one or the many benches throughout the park and just enjoy the view. There are also…
Judith
Judith
If you would like to take a walk or run, Chalco Hills lake is an ideal place to go. To walk around the entire lakes takes about 2 hours.
3. Zorinsky Lake
3. Zorinsky Lake
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9 local reviews
Zorinsky Lake, Omaha
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Patrick
12+ Miles of paved trails Fantastic Park! Boat Ramp: 5MPH Fishing: Muskie, Bass, Crappie, Bluegill and…
Tara
Two choices for walking/biking trails and recreation areas: there is the smaller lake and the larger lake,…
Judith
If you would like to take a walk or run, Lake Zorinski is an ideal place to go. To walk around the entire…
3. Zorinsky Lake
3. Zorinsky Lake
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9 local reviews
Zorinsky Lake, Omaha
Patrick
Patrick
12+ Miles of paved trails Fantastic Park! Boat Ramp: 5MPH Fishing: Muskie, Bass, Crappie, Bluegill and Catfish Great lake for:…
Tara
Tara
Two choices for walking/biking trails and recreation areas: there is the smaller lake and the larger lake, each connects via an underpass…
Judith
Judith
If you would like to take a walk or run, Lake Zorinski is an ideal place to go. To walk around the entire lakes takes about 3 hours.
4. Zorinsky Lake Park
4. Zorinsky Lake Park
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6 local reviews
3808 S 156th St, Omaha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(402) 444-5900
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Mark
On of the best oasis' in Omaha. You'll find many bikers and runners around the lake.
Nicholas
Walking paths and a lake on the western edge of town. Need a car to get here.
Corky
Great trails around the lake - several miles of paved walking paths
4. Zorinsky Lake Park
4. Zorinsky Lake Park
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6 local reviews
3808 S 156th St, Omaha
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(402) 444-5900
Mark
Mark
On of the best oasis' in Omaha. You'll find many bikers and runners around the lake.
Nicholas
Nicholas
Walking paths and a lake on the western edge of town. Need a car to get here.
Corky
Corky
Great trails around the lake - several miles of paved walking paths
5. Shoreline Golf Course
5. Shoreline Golf Course
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2 local reviews
210 Locust Street, Carter Lake
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 712-347-5173
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Mark And Jeanne
Nice public course adjacent to the lake. Great views, a friendly staff and the perfect way to spend a…
Jackie
This scenic golf course borders along the shoreline of Carter Lake. It is open to the public.
5. Shoreline Golf Course
5. Shoreline Golf Course
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2 local reviews
210 Locust Street, Carter Lake
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 712-347-5173
Mark And Jeanne
Mark And Jeanne
Nice public course adjacent to the lake. Great views, a friendly staff and the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon. Stop by the…
Jackie
Jackie
This scenic golf course borders along the shoreline of Carter Lake. It is open to the public.
6. Lodge
6. Lodge
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4 local reviews
16609 Clay Street, Bellevue
+1 402-291-8585
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Brad
Great Burgers and Breakfast! And just a short drive from the lake!
6. Lodge
6. Lodge
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4 local reviews
16609 Clay Street, Bellevue
+1 402-291-8585
Brad
Brad
Great Burgers and Breakfast! And just a short drive from the lake!
7. Lake Manawa
7. Lake Manawa
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2 local reviews
Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs
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Wes & Beth
It is one of the most popular outdoor recreation facilities with 1,529 acres encompassing a beautiful…
Alej
Great for a drive or picnics. The lake is very scenic, you can walk around or maybe catch some wildlife…
7. Lake Manawa
7. Lake Manawa
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2 local reviews
Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs
Wes & Beth
Wes & Beth
It is one of the most popular outdoor recreation facilities with 1,529 acres encompassing a beautiful 772-acre lake. They have picnicking…
Alej
Alej
Great for a drive or picnics. The lake is very scenic, you can walk around or maybe catch some wildlife crossing the road.