• Ownership
    Golf Courses
    (402) 498-0220
    1401 N 120th St
    Omaha, NE 68154
    • Counties: Douglas County
    (402) 717-8000
    16901 Lakeside Hills Ct
    Omaha, NE 68130
    Eppley Airfield
    4501 Abbott Dr, Omaha, NE 68110
    18 miles away
    Oracle Aviation at Millard Airport
    12916 Millard Airport Plaza, Omaha, NE 68137
    6 miles away
    About Boys Town Reservoir Number 3
    Community Lake in Omaha

    Boys Town Reservoir Number 3 is a small community lake in Douglas County in Boys Town.

    The heart of Omaha is just 11 miles away, so restaurants, retail stores, bars, and attractions will always be a short drive.

    In addition to the Boys Town Institution, Omaha is home to the University of Nebraska and several reputable school systems. The city also houses several large medical centers and the Eppley Airfield Airport.

    Lakeside Activities

    Boys Town Reservoir Number 3 is a beautiful water body where you will want to spend time relaxing.

    A paved walkway winds around the lake, perfect for a morning jog or taking the dog for a walk.

    Bring a blanket and a lunch, and you can have a picnic on its grassy shores. You are likely to see ducks, birds, and turtles around the waters.

    You Can Do it All

    Omaha was first populated by pioneers on their way to the “New West.” The early town featured breweries, railroads, stockyards, and meatpacking industries.

    Many breweries like Upstream, Lucky Bucket, Infusion, and Beertopia still thrive in the city today. It has several casinos where you can gamble or attend shows.

    Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is its most famous attraction. The zoo is ranked among the Top 5 Zoos of the World.

    Those that appreciate art will love the public art displays, art museums, galleries, and events around Omaha.

    Enjoy the Outdoors

    Just a short drive north of the city, the Mount Crescent Ski Area is the best place to go skiing, snowboarding, or sledding. It also features one of the world’s longest zip lines. Many come to the resort for its fun winter events.

    Lake Manawa State Park features a swimming beach, fishing piers, nature trails, and picnic areas.

    City and Lake Life All in One

    At Boys Town Reservoir, you can relax by the lake, shop in the city, or venture into the wilderness. Its variety of activities make it the perfect place to retire or raise a family.