Hastings Parks

category : Recreation
Hastings Parks

Brickyard Park - Woodland & D St.

Built on the site of a former brick-making factory where ramains
of the kilns can still be seen. Walking trail, picnic shelter, basketball courts,
grills, picnic tables, drinking water, restrooms, and playground. Numerous concerts
are held at the outdoor amphitheater. The terrain, combined with adequate snow
cover, has made this park a popular sledding location for years.

Chautauqua Park - 5th & Laird

Also called Prospect Park, Unique playground equipment, tennis
courts, outdoor swimming pool, ball diamond, drinking water, picnic tables,
restrooms, tennis courts, and the largest Chatauqua Pavillion in Nebraska. The
Pavillion was erected in 1907 and several musical and choral productions are
held there annually.

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Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Hastings Museum.... What a wonderful world!

From immense polar bears to tiny hummingbirds, the many forms of animal life from around the planet are on display in dioramas representing the natural habitat of each.

Hastings, NE Museums

Hastings Art Galleries

Aspen Art Gallery
2727 W. 2nd, Suite 440
(402) 463-0546
    Features sculpture, prints, paintings, and art of Herb Mignery and other regional artists.

Blue Moon Coffee Co.
113 N. Hastings
(402) 462-5214


Hastings, NE Arts

The Kool-Aid Birth Place

This building is known locally as the birthplace of Kool-Aid. More accurately, it was the home of the Perkins Products Company, the manufacturing and retail enterprise of Kool-Aid inventor Edwin E. Perkins and his family. The company was housed here from 1923 until 1931

Hastings, NE Famous Homes

Crane Meadows Observatory

Crane Meadows Nature Center is a year-round educational organization dedicated to providing an understanding of, and access to, the ecosystems of the Platte River valley. Open daily, with expanded hours during the crane season (8 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Hastings, NE Recreation

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