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Pros: A hilly and very well manicured small town park course. It manages to separate itself from the others by playing cottonwoods, elevation, and around an ancient zoo. Wooden tee posts mark the course and give the distance to the basket. The pin positions are logical. The distance from basket to next tee is not a mystery. The course travels to every interesting portion of the park. There is a good mix of hilltop tee shots and hilltop basket locations. The person in the city or county in charge of caring for this park does an amazing job. This park really stands out in this regard. You could play barefoot without a care in the world.
For a traveling disc golfer this is one of those courses to get that takes some work, this town is in the middle of nowhere, and off the beaten path to boot. It's not an easy get, and for that reason I am very happy to count this course amongst my played courses. I plan to play every course in the state of Nebraska someday and this little hidden gem is in a geographically odd spot. The old zoo make this course very unique and memorable.
Cons: It's the dreaded nine hole park course. Very minor gripe; you have to throw from the grass I always feel a little tired when I have to tee off from a thick blanket of park grass. The map on this site, the only map I know of, does not resemble the course at all. I think it would only be useful in getting a rough idea of the layout of the park. The restroom was locked when I played it. The town seemed to be constructing something along the first hole. I hope that project is over by now. Concrete tees and nine more holes with a bench or two would add well to this park.
Other Thoughts: I have to say the course is ordinary, to very clean, which is better than ordinary. I would recommend this course to anyone in the area because your options are limited at this point. I took a trip through the non I-80 parts of central Nebraska and the Ord/Burwell/Loup City combination together was very fun. I would do it again in a heartbeat.
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