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Sunken Gardens

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A feast for the eyes and other senses!

I have been here a couple times. The beauty changes through spring, summer and fall. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pam S
Hastings, Nebraska
Fantastic Garden

The area of the garden is small but the impact is large! The garden is amazing. I talked to a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara B
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  • Average3%
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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been here a couple times. The beauty changes through spring, summer and fall. The hardscaping.... brickwork, trellises, statues, fountains, etc. make this an interesting and beautiful place to visit in the wintertime.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area of the garden is small but the impact is large! The garden is amazing. I talked to a volunteer who advised the theme and colors are changed each year. Just an amazing garden worth a stop.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located inside a bustling city is this unique garden getaway. Worth your time and attention ... If going to Lincoln go see the Sunken Gardens !!

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a different theme each year, the 1 1/2 acre lot developed in 1930 and renovated in 2004 is a must see if your in the Lincoln or Omaha area. There are over 30,000 individual annual plants. 2018 is almost over, so you do not...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lincoln’s Sunken Gardens is small—about a square city block—but in my estimation on par with Butchard Gardens in Victoria—on a much much smaller scale. It is the restoration of an old gravel pit so when you are in the gardens the rest of the city...More

1  Thank Lowell H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so happy we did not pass this up and found time to enjoy the beauty of this garden. So many butterflies, I was in heaven with all the many flowers, butterflies flying around, a dragonfly, and I saw a hummingbird, a true delight...More

1  Thank WaSunlover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked this place out on our recent visit to Lincoln. The gardens are well maintained and flower arrangement are well done. Accross the road is a Rose Garden. Worth a visit and not to be missed.

1  Thank Illarius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited several times and are always impressed with all of the hard work that is clearly put into each season’s designs. Great place for families, couples, anyone. You can spend as little as 15 min or several hours, walking the different levels, sitting on...More

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never here when we lived in Lincoln. So glad we visited here during our trip. Perfect place to unwind in the beauty of nature.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a big fan of botanical gardens and arboretums and so I had to check this place out. I couldn't stay as long as I wanted since it was raining but I was still impressed. It was colorful, clean, and I really liked the koi!

Thank SimpsonTide985
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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.