Flanagan Lake, located on the very northwestern edge of Omaha, was opened in 2018. Since its inception, it’s been a popular place for walkers, joggers, cyclists, and anyone who wants to get out and enjoy nature. Although it’s in a residential area and near some busy streets, the atmosphere on the trail is calm – and there are endless scenic places to explore.

Be sure to wear plenty of sunscreen and bring ample drinking water when you walk this easy trail. This is a wide-open space with very little shade. The Flanagan Lake Trail is open all year. Pets are welcome as long as they are kept leashed at all times. Find Flanagan Lake at 168th & Fort Street in Omaha.

Have you ever explored the Flanagan Lake Trail in Omaha? If so, what did you enjoy most about this paved trail? Share with us your thoughts in the comments. And, if you want to get a little further away from the city for a peaceful walk, how about traveling to Platte River State Park for a nature hike?

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