Sunken Gardens is the only Nebraska garden listed in the "300 Best Gardens to Visit in the United States and Canada" by National Geographic Guide to Public Gardens. The lot was first developed in 1930 and renovated in 2004.With our custom trip planner, Lincoln attractions like Sunken Gardens can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
For reservation and volunteer information call:
402-441-7847, press 0
OR visit www.bookking.ca/bklincolnparkspub/
For garden-specific and tour information call: 402-441-8267
Sunken Gardens Reviews
Located at the intersection of two busy streets, hidden behind trees and "sunken", Lincoln's Sunken Gardens is a treat for the eye and the soul. Extraordinary plantings changing with the growing seaso... more »
What a beautiful place for a little stroll on a sunny day. I’m not sure how they keep this so lush and tropical in Nebraska but, it’s impeccably maintained. Definitely worth a visit. more »
Free admission. Always beautiful in the summer. So many different varieties of butterflies and dragonflies. We love going and looking at all the variety of flowers. Great place for family pictures, weddings, senior photos. If you go on the weekend, don't be surprised if you run into a wedding party. Definitely my favorite garden in Lincoln.
What an amazing public park! This is an expansive public space with lush gardens, statuary and water features. I can’t believe it’s free to get in. Parking is very limited so you may have to do off street parking. Continue across the street to stroll through the rose garden and see the fountain. The day I was there a vendor was open selling drinks and snacks.
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