Heartwood Preserve will feature approximately 80-acres of greenway corridors, bike paths, walking trails, and pedestrian sidewalks. These spaces will be well-composed, resilient, and inspiring, relying on the vernacular of Omaha with oak savannahs, woodlands, riparian corridors, and beautiful limestone sitework. The jewel of Heartwood Preserve will be Heartwood Park, a centralized gathering space for events and outdoor activities.

Heartwood Park

Heartwood Park will be approximately 19-acres of green spaces open to the community. The park will teem with life year-round through festivals, markets, concerts, and special seasonal events.

Heartwood Park

Heartwood Park will be approximately 19-acres of green spaces open to the community. The park will intersect with life year-round through festivals, markets, concerts, and special seasonal events.

Farmers Market Events

Year round, Heartwood Market will feature local farmers, grocers, artisans, and eateries in an outdoor retail marketplace. With fresh, seasonal items and live entertainment, the Market is destined to be a favorite gathering spot.

Amphitheater

Located within Heartwood Park, the amphitheater will feature a full band shell with the ability to accommodate upwards of 5,000 attendees. The amphitheater will host events from local bands to nationally recognized performers, theater groups, and a variety of entertainers.

Ice Rink

During the winter months, Heartwood Park will offer a family-friendly ice-skating rink. Features include party facilities, skating school, ice skate rentals, and lockers.

Trails

Approximately eight miles of wide trails for community biking and walking will wind among natural vistas throughout Heartwood Preserve.

Heartwood Greenways

Heartwood Greenways are comprised of a collection of detention basins that incorporate monumental art. Set amongst native prairie and woodlands, public pathways weave through the assembly of basins.

Heartwood Greenways

Heartwood Greenways are comprised of a collection of detention basins that incorporate monumental art. Set amongst native prairie and woodlands, public pathways weave through the assembly of basins.

"It's kind of mind-boggling to get your arms around what's really happening here, but to think this was just farmland owned by Boys Town … it's going to become such a hub of life."

Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley

Amphitheater

A full band shell to host local and national performers, theater groups, comedians, and other entertainers.

Heartwood Park

19-acres of publicly accessible green space, designed to host various year-round outdoor events.

Ice Rink

Family-friendly ice-skating rink featuring party facilities, skating school, rentals, and lockers.

Heartwood Nurseries

Replenishment nursery where all tree species living throughout Heartwood Preserve can be found.

Heartwood Pedestrian Bridge

The bridge will unite the Greenway system with a pedestrian walkway over Pacific Street.

Heartwood Greenways

The Heartwood Greenway System is a collection of water detention basins that will feature monumental art amongst the native prairie setting.

Trails

Eight miles of trails for biking, running, and walking along natural vistas and through the Greenway System.

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