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Chalco Hills Recreation Area, Omaha

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Chalco Hills Recreation Area is located in northwestern Sarpy County, Nebraska, and approximately 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Omaha. Chalco Hills consists of 1,186 acres (4.80 km2) of which 246 acres (1.00 km2) is covered by Wehrspann Lake, an artificial reservoir. The recreation area was opened in 1988 as part of Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District efforts to provide flood control and improve recreation opportunities. The Dam was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the recreation area is managed by the Natural Resources District.
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  • Always a great place to visit - bike, run, lake stuff (no swimming) or just enjoy the park! Nice variety of picnic spots, playgrounds, soccer fields, and good boat access. Many great photography... 
    Always a great place to visit - bike, run, lake stuff (no swimming) or just enjoy the park! Nice variety of picnic spots, playgrounds, soccer fields, and good boat access. Many great photography...  more »
  • I love coming here with my son on nice days. Every Tim we come we either see deer or turkeys. It’s a clean park with friendly people walking, fishing and biking. I’d definitely recommend if your... 
    I love coming here with my son on nice days. Every Tim we come we either see deer or turkeys. It’s a clean park with friendly people walking, fishing and biking. I’d definitely recommend if your...  more »
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  • Very nice place to take the kids to play at play ground or walk around the lake. When riding or using anything with wheels I would recommend avoiding the bridge and island. There is a bunch of fishing line on the island. They should be more responsible with their fishing line. This was last year so hopefully it is cleaned up and better.
  • There is something for everyone here and you might need to come back over and over to find it all...Dom's Park playground and the nature playground are awesome for my kids. I love walking around the extensive path around the lake. Ice fishing during the winter. Beautiful scenery and nature. I love this place!

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