Great Family Fun at Papio Fun Park in Omaha

Good clean fun for the entire family is what you will find at Papio Fun Park in Omaha!
Good clean fun for the entire family is what you will find at Papio Fun Park in Omaha! | Source

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5 out of 5 stars from 1 rating of Papio Fun Park

My family traveled to Omaha with our 9 year old granddaughter and her friend and treated them to a day at Papio Fun Park. While they didn't know what to expect, the idea of driving themselves in a go-kart really had them interested. On the way to the park, all we heard was, "How many more miles?" and, "Are we there yet?" When we left the park 6 hours later all we heard was, "Man. I wish we could go back there tomorrow!"

Good wholesome family fun is what can be found at Papio Fun Park in Omaha, Nebraska. The park has more than enough attractions to fill an entire day without all of the hassle of the long lines at larger amusement parks. Free admission, reasonable wristband prices and concessions are icing on the cake!


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Located in Papillion, Nebraska, Papio Fun Park is a quick 10 minute drive from downtown OmahaWe choose the Extreme Wristbands so that we could have unlimited access to all of the attractions at the park with the exception of the batting cages.Our girls with Margaret White, Owner of Papio Fun Park.  The girls rate the park with 2 thumbs up!
Located in Papillion, Nebraska, Papio Fun Park is a quick 10 minute drive from downtown Omaha
Located in Papillion, Nebraska, Papio Fun Park is a quick 10 minute drive from downtown Omaha | Source
We choose the Extreme Wristbands so that we could have unlimited access to all of the attractions at the park with the exception of the batting cages.
We choose the Extreme Wristbands so that we could have unlimited access to all of the attractions at the park with the exception of the batting cages. | Source
Our girls with Margaret White, Owner of Papio Fun Park.  The girls rate the park with 2 thumbs up!
Our girls with Margaret White, Owner of Papio Fun Park. The girls rate the park with 2 thumbs up! | Source

Admission is Free at Papio Fun Park

Free admission. What a concept! Not sure if Papio Fun Park is what you are looking for? No problem! Admission is free, and you can take a no-risk look around.

Once inside, if you decide to make a day of it you can choose what level of play you would like to purchase. Papio Fun Park is about fun and choices. You can choose to purchase one time passes to any activity or you can choose unlimited fun on several activities. Want to try it all? The "extreme wristband" is for you and gives you unlimited access to almost all of the attractions! Priced at $22 per person, the extreme wristband is a great bargain for all day family fun!

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Our family before starting our first go-kart rideIf you are 8 years old and 50 inches tall you can ride the go-karts at Papio Fun Park!A young boy rides with his motherGrandpa telling his grand daughter that he's going to win the race!Papio Fun Park staff instructing drivers on go-kart safety and rules.
Our family before starting our first go-kart ride
Our family before starting our first go-kart ride | Source
If you are 8 years old and 50 inches tall you can ride the go-karts at Papio Fun Park!
If you are 8 years old and 50 inches tall you can ride the go-karts at Papio Fun Park! | Source
A young boy rides with his mother
A young boy rides with his mother | Source
Grandpa telling his grand daughter that he's going to win the race!
Grandpa telling his granddaughter that he's going to win the race! | Source
Papio Fun Park staff instructing drivers on go-kart safety and rules.
Papio Fun Park staff instructing drivers on go-kart safety and rules. | Source

How Papio Fun Park Is Different From Other Amusement Parks

Some of the major differences I noticed about the park are:

  • free admission
  • choice in the level of play to purchase (not all or nothing)
  • free parking
  • reasonably priced concessions
  • activities that promote physical activity
  • no really long waits for rides and attractions
  • attentive staff

Young and Old Enjoy the Thrill of Go-Kart Riding at Papio Fun Park

Young and old alike enjoy the thrill of a go-kart ride. At 8 years old and 50 inches tall children can ride alone! Kids younger than 8 can ride with a parent or adult. The quarter mile track is full of twists and turns which makes for lots of excitement.

Park staff instruct all drivers on safety before each ride begins. Seat belts are required and staff ensure that belts are used properly. I was a little concerned as my 9 year old grand daughter climbed in to her own go-kart, but the staff made sure she was belted correctly and could see well to drive. What a thrill it was to see her driving! I captured a great memory of she and her grandpa as he tried to pass her on a curve!

You Will Want to Have Some Fun in the Arcade at Papio Fun Park!

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Our girls with prizes they chose with tickets they won at the arcade at Papio Fun ParkOur grand daughter scooping bees into the hive in an arcade gameMany arcade games require physical activityThey won so many tickets they could wear them!This guy hit a 1,000 ticket bonus while we were there!Choosing prizes is always fun!
Our girls with prizes they chose with tickets they won at the arcade at Papio Fun Park
Our girls with prizes they chose with tickets they won at the arcade at Papio Fun Park | Source
Our grand daughter scooping bees into the hive in an arcade game
Our grand daughter scooping bees into the hive in an arcade game | Source
Many arcade games require physical activity
Many arcade games require physical activity | Source
They won so many tickets they could wear them!
They won so many tickets they could wear them! | Source
This guy hit a 1,000 ticket bonus while we were there!
This guy hit a 1,000 ticket bonus while we were there! | Source
Choosing prizes is always fun!
Choosing prizes is always fun! | Source

What's your favorite activity?

  • Laser Tag
  • Mini Golf
  • Arcade Games
  • Go Kart Riding
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Laser Tag is a Popular Activity at Papio Fun Park

This is the one attraction we did not have a chance to try on our visit. However, I saw many kids and adults going in and out of the event. Each session of laser tag lasts 10 minutes and can be played individually or in teams.


Get Soaked Playing Water Wars at Papio Fun Park

Water wars is a water balloon fight on warp drive and is a great game for a hot summer day! Two players (or teams) stand opposite each other and are equipped with water balloons and a special elastic water balloon launching system. The object of the game is to soak your opponent!

Our girls loved this activity! It cooled them down but also provided some physical activity and determination to win. As time went on, our two girls had a water war with two boys in a "Girls Against Boys" competition. Let's just say our girls cooled off pretty well!

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The classic position for launching a water balloon in Water Wars!Watching the water balloon launch!Staff of Papio Fun Park preparing more ammo for the game!
The classic position for launching a water balloon in Water Wars!
The classic position for launching a water balloon in Water Wars! | Source
Watching the water balloon launch!
Watching the water balloon launch! | Source
Staff of Papio Fun Park preparing more ammo for the game!
Staff of Papio Fun Park preparing more ammo for the game! | Source

Concessions Are Reasonably Priced at Papio Fun Park

Sometimes just having a snack at an amusement park can cost as much as admission. I was pleasantly surprised to find the usual array of nachos, popcorn and soft drinks with reasonable prices. We were able to have a brief snack in the afternoon that didn't break the bank.

Mini Golf is Fun for the Entire Family

Mini golf is lots of fun for all ages. The 18 hole course at Papio Fun Park is fun and challenging. Participants take a tour of the United States as they play with stops at Hollywood, Las Vegas, The French Quarter of New Orleans, and more! At the starting point of each hole a brief description of the location and what it is known for is provided. So, the game is fun and educational as well!

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A stop at the Space Center on the mini-golf courseAs in regular golf, you can get caught in the rough.Our family mini-golfing through Hollywood at Papio Fun Park
A stop at the Space Center on the mini-golf course
A stop at the Space Center on the mini-golf course | Source
As in regular golf, you can get caught in the rough.
As in regular golf, you can get caught in the rough. | Source
Our family mini-golfing through Hollywood at Papio Fun Park
Our family mini-golfing through Hollywood at Papio Fun Park | Source

Space Ball and Jump Shot Are Healthy Physical Activities

Space Ball and Jumpshot are both physical activities played on trampolines. Two opponents are separated by a barrier and must try to get the ball into the other team's hoop. So, kids (young and old!) are jumping and shooting and really having fun in this fast paced, high energy game! No trip to Papio Fun Park would be complete without trying these games!

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The Jumpshot GameGetting ready to make a shot while playing JumpshotTired girls leaving a game of Jumpshot
The Jumpshot Game
The Jumpshot Game | Source
Getting ready to make a shot while playing Jumpshot
Getting ready to make a shot while playing Jumpshot | Source
Tired girls leaving a game of Jumpshot
Tired girls leaving a game of Jumpshot | Source

How to Get to Papio Fun Park

A markerPapio Fun Park -
210 East Lincoln Street, Papillion, NE 68046, USA
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