Veterans Memorial Park

This museum of Swedish memorabilia features numerous programs and year-round activities
North Main Street and Highway 79 | North Bend, NE

Pender Veterans Memorial Park

610 Main Street | Pender, NE | (402) 385-2235

Gilman Park Arboretum

106 South 1st Street | Pierce, NE | (402) 329-4873

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park

Ashfall Fossil Beds






Open in May before Memorial Day weekend, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, it is open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. after Labor Day to the second weekend in October, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Excavation in the Rhino Barn is ongoing and can be observed by the public. Park entry permit required.

Two miles west and six miles north of town | Royal, NE | (402) 893-2000

Flag Park

A display of the 50 state flags to commemorate partriotic pride in honor of all the service men and women during the Desert Storm War.
West 8th Street and Dakota Avenue | South Sioux City, NE

Siouxland Freedom Park

Located in the heart of Siouxland along the banks of the Missouri River and can be seen across the water from the well-known Floyd Monument, in full view on the river’s bluff. These fifty-five acres of land are accessible off of G Street on Foundry Road, which runs adjacent to the railroad tracks. A dog park is established and is connected to the Siouxland Trails System.
South Sioux City, NE

Wiseman Monument

The Monument is the site of an infamous 1863 massacre in which five children were killed.
Northeast of St. James | St. James, NE

Wayne State College Arboretum

1111 Main Street | Wayne, NE | (402) 375-7081


1907 jail, outhouse collection (the “Privy Path”), replicas of 1910 business fronts, 1888 schoolhouse, 1871 trading post, wildflower and prairie gardens and chain saw carvings.
Winnetoon, NE | (402) 847-3368