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Sunken Gardens

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Beautiful Flowers

Never here when we lived in Lincoln. So glad we visited here during our trip. Perfect place to... read more

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Michael M
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A really nice hidden gem

I'm a big fan of botanical gardens and arboretums and so I had to check this place out. I couldn't... read more

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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though this garden is small it is absolutely gorgeous and free! There were several wedding parties taking pictures when we were there on a Saturday afternoon. Beautiful colors with so many different plants. They did have a sheet with all of the plants listed.

Thank nursemanager9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunken Gardens in Lincoln,NE is the most colorful place in Nebraska. The size of the garden is not huge, but the number of flowers there is umbeliveable. Different combinations of different flowers makes this place magic. You have to bring the camera and take many...More

Thank Roman P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this on Trip Advisor so set the GPS to get there. We were awed by the beauty and size of the flowers and foliage. It was stunning! And the truth of it is that these, for the most part, were all ordinary garden...More

Thank Cs M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and quaint garden with a variety of flowers. Sometimes there is also local artwork being sold which is nice to see. There are Koi in the ponds!!

Thank McKCla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well-known park in the middle of the city. You feel like you're a million miles away though. Absolutely beautiful no matter what time of year you visit.

Thank wx4rmk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sunken Gardens is a beautiful and restful idyllic spot. Wonderful floral plantings, koi and lily ponds. A great gathering space for families, couples or just a place for solitary reflection.

Thank dagenius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden was in full bloom when we attended a wedding there the last weekend in August. A beautiful backdrop for flowers, even though the heat was pretty extreme (at 95 plus degrees in the sun and high humidity).

Thank sandragV275DH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is magnificent to visit even now towards the end of the season...beautiful Canna and Impatiens stand out...lots of photo opportunities.

Thank Maureen H
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r_brande12
22 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".
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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.
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MangayR
7 April 2017|
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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.
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