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Pawnee Park

Features

  1. Baseball Diamond
  2. Basketball Court
  3. Bike Path
  4. Covered Shelter
  5. Disc Golf
  6. Electrical Hookups
  7. Fishing
  8. Football Field
  9. Higgins Memorial
  10. Horseshoe Court
  11. Picnic Table
  12. Playground
  13. Running Track
  14. Sand Volleyball
  15. Skate Park
  16. Stadium
  17. Swimming Pool
  18. Tennis Court
  19. 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 (More Info)
  • Quincentenary Belltower (More Info)
  • Disc Golf (Map & Score Card)
  • Eight lane All Weather Running Track
  • Family Recreation Playground Areas
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Living Tree Museum
  • Rose Garden (maintained by Master Gardeners)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Picnic Shelters - For reservations contact City Clerk
    • East (250 people)
    • West (850 people)
  • Skate Park
  • Tennis Courts - lighted until 12:00 am
  • 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.

This park is also home to Pawnee Plunge Water Park, with expansion to be completed by the 2015 swimming season.