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Sunken Gardens

Closed Now: 06:00 - 23:00
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Checked this place out on our recent visit to Lincoln. The gardens are well maintained and flower... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perth, Australia
Beautiful Lincoln Gem

We’ve visited several times and are always impressed with all of the hard work that is clearly put... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robyn M
Lincoln, United States
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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Checked this place out on our recent visit to Lincoln. The gardens are well maintained and flower arrangement are well done. Accross the road is a Rose Garden. Worth a visit and not to be missed.

Thank Illarius
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited several times and are always impressed with all of the hard work that is clearly put into each season’s designs. Great place for families, couples, anyone. You can spend as little as 15 min or several hours, walking the different levels, sitting on...More

Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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
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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".
21 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.