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Sunken Gardens

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Peaceful & Together

We always enjoy this area when attending the zoo. It's nearby and the kids enjoy taking a sack... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska
Great gardens and great flowers

Very picturesque in an urban setting! it is worth a 15 minute stop. Great place for taking photos... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
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All reviews beautiful flowers full bloom rose garden beautiful place to visit koi fish an oasis water lilies busy intersection across the street enjoy the beauty late summer summer and fall lily pads the heart of the city large variety walk around children's zoo
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

We always enjoy this area when attending the zoo. It's nearby and the kids enjoy taking a sack lunch. The water fountain is also amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cjnumber
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Very picturesque in an urban setting! it is worth a 15 minute stop. Great place for taking photos. The elephant ears are the biggest I have seen.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jimknight2018
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

This remains one of the most beautiful gardens in the City o Lincoln. You cannot beat the price of admission, it is free, but remains a place to reflect on the beauty of life. Not a place to visit in the winter but I suggest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Businessmandoc
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

This is truly the place to stop and smell the flowers. So pretty and peaceful I almost forgot everything else

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SoloLoko
Reviewed 15 January 2019

These gardens are lovingly planted each spring and grow into beautiful gardens in the summer. They also decorate for Christmas with lights. There are fountains and coy ponds great for making a wish or entertaining younger children. Restrooms, drinking fountain, gazebo, benches. A beautiful place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MidwestGal73
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful garden in mid to late summer and early fall! Cool water features with fish and waterfalls.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

This garden is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!! We go as often as possible, always bring out of town guests here and take tons of pictures. I love how the pace just slows as folks stroll through the gardens. The beauty demands pausing and appreciating!! A true gem...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

The garden is well maintained and has a great variety of plants and pond life. The falls are a bonus with a winding staircase to access the top of them. Enjoyed the shade area to sit a take in the view. The beauty made you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisahP7504BK
Reviewed 13 December 2018

During the Spring and Summer, this place is stunning. The flowers, foliage and colors are something to behold. Small trails to walk on or sit on the Coy pond. You'll want to take pictures, bring lots of film, memory and batteries.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 968ray
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This garden spot packs a lot of Beaty in a small location. Several different, accessible levels provide close-up and ‘vista’ views of water features as well as a wide array of trees and annual plantings. Great for singles, couples, families and groups.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gawarfield
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21 August 2018|
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Response from vlxbarbie | Reviewed this property |
This is what the rule list says "Leash your dog; pick up and dispose of pet waste".
22 March 2018|
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Response from sheilagreen | Reviewed this property |
The end of May is just fine. The gardens are planted so that there are different plants blooming all season. It's really lovely at night too.
7 April 2017|
Response from Movn4wood | Reviewed this property |
So, sorry for the delayed response, hopefully your trip hasn't come and gone already. If not let me know and I will share some of my thoughts on additional places to go.