The City of Gering boasts one of the finest park systems in the State of Nebraska. Gering is committed to providing a clean, safe, and fun environment for enjoyment.
* Northfield Arboretum and Park
* McLellan Park
* Carl Gray Park
* Gentry Park
* Gardener Park
* Legion Park
* Roundhouse Park
* Johannes Park
* Hampton Park
* Oregon Trail Park
Picnic Shelter Reservations
Oregon Trail Park Shelter, Oregon Trail Campground Shelter, Legion Park Shelter and Gardner Park Shelter are available for reservation free of charge. All other picnic shelters are on a first come, first-serve basis. All shelters are equipped with 110 volt 20 amp power. Shelter reservations for the current year can be made beginning the first business day in January. Reservations can be made in person at the City Administrative Offices at 1025 "P" Street, Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by calling (308) 436-5096.
"U" Street Pathway
This pathway is commonly used by bicycles, joggers and exercise enthusiasts. The pathway starts at 10th Street and continues up "U" Street to the Scotts Bluff National Monument.
Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Fishing, camping, and water recreation can be enjoyed by visitors at the lake which is approximately 15 miles north east of Gering. The only inland lighthouse in the United States is located at the lake.