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Address: Buffalo County, Kearney, NE 68845

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Very nice lake and trails

I live nearby and frequently visit cottonmill lake. Very relaxing. They have a natural swimming pool too. Great if you are sensitive to chlorine.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Matty C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I live nearby and frequently visit cottonmill lake. Very relaxing. They have a natural swimming pool too. Great if you are sensitive to chlorine.

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Midwest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I walk my dog here all the time, we like the hilly terrain through the trees on the east side of the park. Oldfather Prairie is a great place to bike off road and the hills are challenging. Check out the new addition, Lorma's Overlook, it provides a nice view overlooking Hwy 30, the fields and Interstate 80. There is... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I like to go fishing here. There is easy access to most areas of the lake. They have a separate swimming beach area. They have a covered area for family picnics and a play area for kids.

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Council Bluffs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We brought our own kayaks and enjoyed to various parts of this lake and the wildlife around it. We didn't expect it to have such a variety of turns, which is what we like.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Love walking the trails with my dog. At great place to relax and unwind with family and friends durning the summer months.

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A great view no matter where you look!! Plus there is so many activities for all ages! If you love the outdoors, this is a great stop for Nebraska!

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Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

My reviews are largely based on how the dogs needs are met. Dogs can run here, swim here..... unpopulated during the morning when I visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This place was a beautiful and peaceful stop in my day. Great for walking and just soaking up some fresh air.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A surprisingly great rec area for this area. There's a lot to do, regardless of your age or what season it is.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Well if you like the outdoors, there is plenty to do at Cottonmill Lake Park. Fishing, canoeing, paddle boats, disc golf, swimming, hiking trails, children's petting zoo are just a few things you can do here. There are may places to picnic, as well as playground equipment for young children. There is a handicap accessible fishing ramp and much much... More 

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