Public Gardens in Lincoln Nebraska
compiled by Mary Jane Frogge, Extension Associate
Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Home to animals from around the world, the zoo also features a wide variety of flowers and trees.
Location: 1222 S. 27th St., 475-6741,http://www.lincolnzoo.org
Sunken Gardens. Landscaped with more than 50,000 flowering plants, reflecting pool and waterfall.
Location: S. 27th and Capitol Parkway
Pioneers Park Nature Center. 360 acre park features two interpretive facilities, more than 6 miles of hiking trails, animal exhibits, native plants, herb garden and gift shop.
Location: 3201 S. Coddington, 441-7895
State Fair Park. Herb garden, perennial flower gardens
Location. 1800 State Fair Park Dr. (gardens near N. 17th Street entrance)
University of Nebraska, City Campus. Andrews & Burnett Garden, Cather Garden, Donaldson Garden, Love Garden, Sheldon Garden
Location: Bounded by 9th & 21st Streets and Burlington Northern Railroad tracks & Q Street
University of Nebraska, East Campus. Fleming Slope, Magdeline Pfister Iris Garden, Maxwell Arboretum, Old Mall Garden, The Porch & Old Rose Garden, Yeutter Garden
Location: Bounded by 33rd & 48th Streets and Holdrege & Leighton Avenue
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