EMBRACE THE RAIN

There are plenty of indoor activities at the Nature Center. Or, bring an umbrella and have the boardwalk or trails to yourself!

EXPERIENCE THE QUIET WILD OF NATURE

Whether it’s your first time on the trails, or you’re an avid hiker, there is something new to experience every day and every season at Fontenelle Forest

SNOW MUCH FUN IN THE FOREST

See the Forest from a whole new perspective when it’s blanketed in snow, or enjoy one of our many indoor activities at the Nature Center

Embrace the cold

Rent snowshoes or lace up your snow boots and hike the trails tomorrow!

The Quiet Wild of Nature

We at Fontenelle Forest are the active stewards of this land, and we promise to protect and restore it for future generations.

PLAN YOUR VISIT
TODAY’S HOURS: 8 am to 5 pm
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FONTENELLE FOREST IS now open TO THE PUBLIC (effective JULY 1).

Before visiting the Forest, please read our detailed list of reopening guidelines below, so that you know what to expect when visiting.

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Your Vote Matters

  As one of Nebraska’s oldest conservation organizations, Fontenelle Forest strives to be a national leader in environmental stewardship and education. We aim to faithfully protect the land, animals, and resources that have been entrusted to our care – both within our organization and throughout our community – through conservation…

Wetlands Flood Recovery Update

Hello Wetlands fans! It’s mid-October, and we wanted to provide an update on the Wetlands area! Our original timeline has been delayed due to conducting wetland delineations and working with the United States Army Corps of Engineers to secure permitting for construction. Due to this, we have received an extension…

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upcoming events in the forest…

Red Cross Blood Drive

October 31 @ 8:00 am

Family Adventure Days

November 7 @ 1:00 pm

Owl Prowl

November 20 @ 5:00 pm

Fontenelle Forest is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

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