Adams Park is located at 3121 Bedford Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska. The community surrounding the park recently became the focus of urban planning by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce to promote redevelopment in the area.HistoryThe Omaha Park Commission bought 60acre of land along the John A. Creighton Boulevard at 30th & Bedford in 1948. First called Bedford Park, it was renamed in 1954 as Adams Park in honor of local businessman and parks enthusiast Frederick J. Adams. In 1989 many of the park's facilities were added, and in 2000 the city constructed a pond, named in honor of actress and Omaha native Gabrielle Union.AboutThe park has 60acre, with a playground, a picnic area, an overlook, paths, restrooms, and open space. There are ball fields, a football field, tennis courts and an outdoor tournament-quality basketball complex with glass backboards, scoreboards and fan seating. The park is also the location of the Adams Park Community Center. Walking has also become popular at the park since the lagoon was established, and a number of trails and sidewalks weaving throughout the park.