Fremont encourages active, healthy living

8 Dec 2014


Studies suggest that spending time outside is good for you. Of course, there are obvious physical benefits of getting exercise, but being outdoors, particularly in nature, has been shown to improve concentration and mood too. (

With urban living, it's often difficult to find peace and green space. But not in Fremont, Nebraska! The city boasts 22 parks and two wilderness areas and offers abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area ( is a prime example, offering visitors the chance to fish, swim, boat, camp and picnic. It's even possible to stay active outside in winter in Fremont—at the sledding hill or with activities like cross-country skiing and ice-skating.

Find out about more Fremont's many recreational options!