Flanagan Lake

Flanagan Lake

Flanagan Lake, Omaha’s latest flood control reservoir in the Papillion Creek Watershed. The reservoir provides flood protection for Omaha citizens and 730 acres of recreational benefits, such as a 220-acre lake, five-mile hiking/biking trail, and park and green space. Flanagan Lake officially opened to the public on June 27, 2018.

As of 2023, The catch-and-release designation is removed from this Omaha lake. No harvest of northern pike is allowed. There is an 8-inch maximum length limit on bluegill and redear sunfish, and a 10-inch maximum length limit on crappie.

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Amenities & Services: 
  • Biking
  • Biking Trails
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use
  • Day Use Only
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Kayak Launch Sites
  • No-Wake Boating
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnicking
  • Picnicking/Day Use
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
Fish Species: 
  • Bluegill
  • Crappie
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Northern Pike