Outdoor Activities in Kearney, NE

October 28th, 2018 by

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Looking to get out of Lexington to get some fresh air and enjoy the sights in Kearney? The experts at Midway Auto Group are here to help with this local guide to the best outdoor activities in Kearney, NE. Find out more here, and remember to come by to check out our new vehicle specials while you’re in town!

1. Fort Kearney State Historical Park

Founded in 1848 as an outpost for the U.S. Army and for those adventurous to take on the challenges of the Oregon Trail on their way west. Fort Kearney State Historical Park features a number of historical artifacts from this period, as well as educational materials and videos.

Location: 1020 V Road, Kearney, NE

2. Yanney Park

This large recreation area offers fun for the whole family, including a variety of different activities ranging from paddle boats and canoes to fishing, a lookout tower, and a playground for the kids.

Location: 2020 W. 11th Street, Kearney, NE

3. Kearney Trail System

People come from miles around to enjoy the 22 miles of trail that make up the Kearney Trail System. This multi-use trail provides space for walking, running, dog walking, biking, and more, and includes a 13.1-mile stretch from Cottonmill Park to Fort Kearney State Recreational Park.

Location: Throughout the city

4. Harmon Park

Located in Kearney’s city center, Harmon Park is a large public park with a variety of recreational activities, including sand volleyball courts, a baseball diamond, basketball courts, a swimming pool, and a picnic area, as well as a beautifully manicured garden with a large water fountain.

Location: 3100 5th Avenue, Kearney, NE

Midway Auto Group is Your Guide to Hastings

The team at Midway Auto Group is deeply involved in the community, and we’re happy to help you find more fun things going on in Lexington and the surrounding Kearney area. And if you’re interested in a new car, you count on us for great deals and solid prices for trade-in vehicles. Got questions? Feel free to give us a call at (888) 270-1246. While you’re here, check out our list of the best restaurants in Grand Island, NE.

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