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Morning Hike
Sunday, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Mud Pies: Spring Flowers
Monday, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Members Only: Insect Club
Thursday, 7:00 PM

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Forest News

Feather Our Nest 2014 - Info Here!


We are happy to announce that Sesame Street's walk-around Bert & Ernie will be appearing at Fontenelle Forest for this year's Nebraska Science Festival. For more information on this event, please click here. There will also be free admission for everyone on both days of the festival, April 26 and 27.


Register now for our 2014 Nature Discovery Day Camps. 


Fontenelle Forest is committed to offering mission based services to our community. Therefore, we do not offer Fontenelle Forest or Neale Woods for rental opportunities to the public. Please click here to see our complete rentals policy.

To register for an upcoming program, find it on our calendar of events by clicking here

Our Mission

To provide a place where people
can experience and enjoy the quiet wild of nature.
We want to inspire current and future generations
to care for the natural world.

Our Vision

To be a national leader in environmental stewardship and
education and the region’s premier nature center

Fontenelle Forest

Fontenelle Forest is one of Nebraska's oldest conservation organizations
and one of the largest private nature centers in the nation.
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center in Bellevue and Neale Woods in Omaha
encompass nearly 2,000 acres of forest, prairie and wetlands along the Missouri River.

Association of Nature Center Administrators