Lake Manawa State Park

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Lake Manawa State Park is one of the most popular outdoor recreation facilities in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area. The park's 1,529 acres encompass a beautiful 660-acre natural lake. Lake Manawa was formed during a flood in 1881 when a portion of the river channel was cut off by the meandering of the great Missouri River. Over the years, the resulting oxbow lake, became a major outdoor recreation center for thousands of visitors. Manawa is a Native American term meaning peace and comfort.