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Great place for family

This park is one of the best place for visit in Kearney, NE. It has a lot of things to do. Summer... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Diganta D
Great family park

Kearney can be proud of this great city park. The grounds are incredibly well maintained. There are... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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This city park is loaded with features which are free to the public including trails, labyrinth, gardens, lake, splash pads (summer only) and playgrounds. There is a Senior Center that has activities and lunch (for a fee). During the summer months...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2020 W. 11th Street, Kearney, NE 68848
+1 308-237-7095
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This park is one of the best place for visit in Kearney, NE. It has a lot of things to do. Summer time is very good to do a lot of fun things.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diganta D
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Kearney can be proud of this great city park. The grounds are incredibly well maintained. There are a lot of family activities to do in the park and it’s located along the City trail system.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoRoOmaha
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Yanney Park is great for any occasion! There are two splash pads and playgrounds for the children to enjoy. A lake and fishing dock, you can canoe or take kayaks out. There is a nice bike trail around the lake. A viewing tower, rose garden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

out walking on Betty's Trail came to this park and lake. Beautiful place we rode on the swan boat relaxing and walked around looking at the beauty that was surrounded by us this town has several walking trails, parks and lakes. Friendly people. On the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank V4774HTmaryr
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We last visited the park to see a theater production of Madagascar. We have in the past, visited the park quite often for the kids to play in the splash pad. The park is green and beautiful. There are swan boat rentals for the lake,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wonderful place to have a Birthday Party. The kids enjoyed the splash park. There were choices to sit with picnic tables and shelters. Enjoyed watching the live swans and took advantage of renting the paddle boat swans on the lake. A great time was had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank klimekmo
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Kearney has the finest Parks and Recreation Department I've ever had contact with. This is their jewel. Funded largely by private contributions particularly from the Yanney family, this place will knock both you and your kids out. Trails, Observation Tower . Lake. Canoes . Kayaks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YoungClarence
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This park is truly a genuine beauty. The tower is fantastic and has plenty of spaces for get togethers for family and friends. Has a nice spot around the gazebos as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jrizz423
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This park provides an opportunity to fish, hike, picnic, or just relax and enjoy the outdoors. During the summer their are special productions of plays in the outdoor amphitheater.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gbeerbohm
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We took a brief break on a gorgeous autumn day to climb the tower. Wondered how it would affect "the old knees." Turns out the stair were shallow, making the climb easy and worth the view! The tower also has an elevator(available by Appt) to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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10 March 2018|
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Response from gbeerbohm | Reviewed this property |
Kayaking is available on the canal during irrigation season and a little beyond. That is the most fun, kayaking down the canal. A very popular activity in the summer.
4 February 2018|
Response from Miser67 | Reviewed this property |
According to Google, Hours are 7AM-11PM, everyday.