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2017 Media Releases

August 22, 2017
For More Information Contact:
Evan Kileen, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, 402-475-6741
Lynn Johnson, Parks & Recreation Department, 402-441-8265

Children's Zoo and Rose Garden Parking Relocated Today

Beginning today, parking for the Lincoln Children's Zoo and Hamann Rose Garden, 1222 S. 27th St. will be relocated due to work on the Zoo expansion project. Zoo parking will be in the new lot accessed from "A" Street at about 28th Street and the overflow lot across "A" Street next to the Rock Island Trail. Parking for the gardens will be in the Sunken Gardens lot at 26th and "D" Streets, and on the streets in the area. The new 27th Street entrance is anticipated to open on October 6.

Information about the Lincoln Children's Zoo and its expansion project is available at, and information about Lincoln's public gardens is available at

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