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Kenefick Park

100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108-1752
+1 402-346-4002
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Great piece of Omaha history!

We had written this attraction off, but at the last minute decided to check it out. Boy, were we... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Total Treasures

Two of the biggest engines ever built, in one spot, it doesn't get better than this. Park in the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Brisbane, Australia
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100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108-1752
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had written this attraction off, but at the last minute decided to check it out. Boy, were we glad we did! Two awesome train engines and a whole host of history on the walk to them. It's a great vantage point with views of...More

Thank AliciaJosh920
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Two of the biggest engines ever built, in one spot, it doesn't get better than this. Park in the Lauitzen gardens, stroll up the fairly steep level walkway, or up the steep flight of stairs. The walk up the hill is fabulous. Spend an hour...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Awesome view and 2 HUGE trains for the person who loves railroad history. You park in the arboretum lot and walk up the steps but the views are amazing.

Thank ResqPAC
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with my 5 YO grandson who is crazy about trains. We were disappointed because we thought we could go inside the trains but could not. You can only walk around the outside so there's not much to see

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Good to get up close with these two giant locomotives and informative panels made the walk to them interesting. Worth doing if you like trains

Thank Warthog69
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My 3 year train fanatic went crazy over these trains!! They are huge! Neat place with a great view!! Kind of tricky to get to though.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Visited Kenefict primarily to see the Big Boy train. Fascinating history associated with it. Worth the visit.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The bigger-than-life locomotives are right there in front of you, to touch, smell and marvel at their bulk. The setting provides a nice view of the Missouri River too. Great site for railroad buffs ... and FREE!

Thank lheadley
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We almost skipped this little free gem. The day we visited Kenefick Park it was chilly and overcast, we were heading out at the end of our vacation and therefore a bit tired, and we had read reviews about there being a lot of stairs...More

Thank Cindy447
Reviewed 28 April 2017

See a Union Pacific Big Boy Engine and a Centennial Engine (1969) in one place. Panoramic view of Council Bluffs from Omaha. This is THE PLACE for railroad history buffs.

1  Thank E8269QVbarbarab
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