Recreational Parks

category : Recreation
Recreational Parks Muny Park:

Muny Park contains the Legion Baseball field, horseshoe courts, volleyball courts, playground equipment, picnic shelter, outdoor grill, picnic tables, public restrooms, RV electrical hookups, RV dump station, three soccer fields, Olympic sized swimming pool and a hard surfaced exercise trail measuring .62 of a mile in length.

Located at 14th and "O" Streets

Centennial Park:

Tennis courts, playground equipment and picnic tables

Located at 18th and "H" Streets

Central Park:

Central Park has playground equipment, public restrooms, a picnic shelter and picnic tables. This park includes part of the Robert Henri Historical Walkway.

Located at 9th and "F" Streets

Bellamy Park:

The Monroe and Paulsen softball fields are located at this park.

Located at the South end of the Railroad viaduct at 2nd Street and Meridian Avenue

Frenchy Memorial Park:

This park features playground equipment, picnic tables and an outdoor grill.

Located at 7th and "A" Streets

Sportsman Field:

Featuring tennis courts, public restrooms, playground equipment and a ballfield used for Little League games.

Located at 19th and "B" Streets

Stuckey Park:

This park is used for Little League softball and baseball.

Located adjacent to North Grade School on West 16th between "K" and "M" Streets

100th Meridian Park:

Contains historical information of the 100th Meridian. The Union Pacific Depot has been renovated to house the United Way and other Human Resources Offices. United Way has a caboose for the curious tourist.

Located along U.S. Highway 30 and Meridian Avenue

Gallagher Canyon State Recreation Area:

Open year round. Primative camping available for $3. Park entry permit required. 308-785-2685

Located 8 miles South of Cozad, 2 miles East, 1 mile North, 1 mile West

Come visit us in Cozad, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Union Pacific Depot

On October 15, 1866, the Union Pacific Railroad track laying crews reached the "100th Meridian"

Cozad, NE Railroad History

Historical Markers

Three major pioneer trails, the Oregon, the Mormon, and the Chisholm, as well as the Pony Express went through the Cozad area.

Historical Markers

Cozad, NE Monuments

The Country School

This one room country school was built around the year 1880, on a site nine miles north and west of the City of Cozad on land owned at that time by David Adle and Christiana Frost Adle. This school was called "The Adle School" because it was on Adle land, although it should have been called "

Cozad, NE Historic Schoolhouses

Robert Henri Museum and Historical Walkway

The Henri Museum and Historical Walkway features mementos from the boyhood home of world famous artist Robert Henri, including original art and sketches.

Cozad, NE Museums

Things to do Recreation near Cozad, NE

Sutherland State Recreation Area

Lake hosts fishermen, boaters, campers and swimmers. Historical markers recall the trails along the Great Platte River route....