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Sunken Gardens

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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This is truly the place to stop and smell the flowers. So pretty and peaceful I almost forgot... read more

Reviewed today
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Absolutely Beautiful in the summer

These gardens are lovingly planted each spring and grow into beautiful gardens in the summer. They... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed today 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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Every year they plant different things and have beautiful designs...it’s a must go see towards late summer when everything full grown and colorful. Beautiful place to visit and take pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Winston13_10
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Sunken Gardens are exquisite. A gorgeous place to see, take a walk and enjoy. I have taken my children when they were young and now my grandchildren - we bring breakfast, and then enjoy the grounds. It is also a great place to meet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deb G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Literally..the city used to dump refuse here. The city gardeners knock themselves out with the plantings. You gotta get in there and just sit. Then climb to the west elevation..and sit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dennis M
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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.