Pawnee Park

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Features

  1. Baseball Diamond
  2. Basketball Court
  3. Bike/Walk Path
  4. Covered Shelter
  5. Disc Golf
  6. Fishing
  7. Football Field
  8. Horseshoe Pits
  9. Pawnee Plunge Waterpark
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Playgrounds
  12. Running Track
  13. Sand Volleyball Courts
  14. Skate Park
  15. Tennis Court
  16. Walking/Jogging Trail
Located in southwest Columbus, just south of the viaduct on either side of Highway 81 and Highway 30.

Known as “The Picnic Capital of Nebraska”, first opened in 1925 and encompasses almost 153 acres adjoining the Loup River and Van Berg golf course.

Includes:

  • 1904 Union Pacific Steam Locomotive
  • 2,000 Seat Stadium (Football & Track)
  • Andrew Jackson Higgins Memorial
  • Quincentenary Belltower
  • Disc Golf (Map & Score Card)
  • Eight lane All Weather Running Track
  • Family Recreation Playground Areas
  • Living Tree Museum
  • Rose Garden (maintained by Master Gardeners)
  • Picnic Shelters – For reservations contact City Clerk
    • East (250 people)
    • West (850 people)
  • Winter Ice Skating

This park is home to American Legion and Columbus High School baseball. Pawnee Park is home to Columbus High School and Scotus Central Catholic football, track, and tennis.

  • South Highways 81 & 30, Columbus, Nebraska
  • 402-562-4240
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