Freedom Park sits down a long stretch of road that takes you out of Omaha, into Iowa, and back into Omaha. The road is currently closed and the Iowa police, apparently, patrol the area. We didn't have any trouble. I've heard they ticket and it is technically trespassing, but we had no issues. We drove down the road to where the cable is across the road, parked, and walked down.
We arrived at the park, which is fenced off. Although, some of the fence is ruined and some people have clearly been climbing it, we didn't do that. We simply walked around the fence where it isn't connecting. This makes it trespassing but not breaking and entering. The key to any "illegal" exploration is NEVER break anything and ONLY ever have a camera and NEVER climb on anything. Adam was not into trespassing, but I told him I wanted to see things up close, get a couple pictures, and then leave...and it worked!
It turned out to be such a great risk for us. We could've stood outside the fence and gotten pics of everything, tiny and far away. But going in and talking to the guy was so great. He gave us tons of info about the ship, what it did, how it got there. He made sure to let us know about their Facebook page where there's tons of information on helping to restore the ship and the park. He took some photos of us on the ship. And he let us know that from where the ship was, it could definitely shoot downtown Omaha from where it's parked...and you can see how far the town is in the photo below. That ship could knock out windows from the sky scrapers downtown!