3.5 miles east of Columbus on 8th Street and then 1.5 miles south. Tailrace Park is located at the confluence of the District canal system and the Platte River.
9.5 acres situated at the Loup Tailrace and Platte River
Popular for relaxed family fun with children’s playground and picnic area. Fishing is quite popular along the entire canal except where posted.
A limited number of primitive camping sites are available during the summer at no charge. Entry via foot traffic only, no motor vehicle access.
No trails are available.
Playground area and views of the water flow over the Tailrace weir. Swimming is not permitted due to the unsafe rapid water in the tailrace.