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Sunken Gardens, Lincoln

4.7
#1 of 11 in Parks in Lincoln
Garden · Nature / Park
The Sunken Gardens was constructed during the winter of 1930-31 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

It is the only garden in Nebraska listed in the National Geographic Guide to Public Gardens 300 Best Gardens to Visit in the United States and Canada.
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  • Great little gem in the heart of Lincoln. Perfect place to spend an hour walking the grounds. When we were there couple were getting married with a couple of witnesses.  more »
  • Jewel in the midst of Lincoln. The Sunken Garden was a very pleasant surprise for us! Highly recommended.  more »
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  • 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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