Public Properties

(402) 228-5200


The Public Properties Department is responsible for the maintenance of City parks, buildings, and the Big Blue Water Park. 


Park Restrooms in Chautauqua Park and Riverside Park are closed for the season.



Camping at Chautauqua Park will be closed for the season on November 15, 2016.  Thank you!



Reservations for the City Auditorium and Park Shelters can be made at the beginning of each calendar year.  Please contact the City Clerk's Office to make reservations during normal business hours.  To find available dates after normal hours, please see Reservation Calendars.  For information regarding the City Auditorium rental fees, see our Fee Resolution.


Solar Eclipse Beatrice 2017

Camping Available on the Gage County Fairgrounds for the Solar Eclipse.  Taking Reservations now!

The Gage County Fairgrounds located on the west edge of Beatrice will have 60 acres of countryside with plenty of open spaces to view the eclipse.  Camping is available with 20 or 30 amp hookup options. Limited amount of 50 amp available.  No sewer or water, however there is a dump site on the grounds, along with water to refill as needed.  Rest rooms and hot showers are also available.  Rates are $20/night.  After August 1, 2017, camping will be on a first-come basis.  Reserve your spot by emailing  Payment by credit card, must be made after reservation has been confirmed, and is non-refundable.




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