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.
Closure: This Saturday, Oct. 16th, Fontenelle Forest will be closing at 4 p.m. for a private event. Members and guests, please plan ahead and exit the Nature Center and all trails by 4 pm. There will be no evening member fob gate hours. We appreciate your understanding.
Trail Closures: Hickory Trail remains closed until further notice.
Coronavirus Updates: Masks are now optional inside the building. View our full COVID-19 guidelines here.
Member Fob Gate Access Hours for October:
A.M.: Member Gate fob access begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. (Nature Center opening).
P.M.: Member Gate fob access begins at 5:00 p.m. (Nature Center closing) and ends at 6:45 p.m.
News & Events
At Fontenelle Forest, our mission-centric work in conservation, education, research, and recreation is focused around the goal of creating a sustainable future with the community at the center. So naturally, it means a lot to us when we receive extraordinary community recognition and support. We are proud to say that…
Fontenelle Forest Ranked 7th in Top 10 Nebraska Attractions in a Pandemic Year The Lincoln Journal Star included Fontenelle Forest in their list of the “Top 10 Nebraska Attractions in a Pandemic Year” based on the number of visitors each attraction reported during 2020. We’re happy to have provided an…