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.
Hidden Lake and Redbud trails are closed. All other Wetland trails are now open. Click here to see current trail closures.
Call Visitor Services at 402-731-3140 for questions or to report any concerns.
Member Fob Gate Access Hours for July:
A.M.: Member Gate fob access begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. (Nature Center opening).
P.M.: Member Gate fob access for weekdays begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m.
Member Gate fob access for Saturday and Sunday begins at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m.
Coronavirus Updates: Masks are now optional inside the Nature Center. View our full COVID-19 guidelines here.
News & Events
article and photos by Drew Granville, Volunteer Botanist at Fontenelle Forest Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about wildflowers because this is prime wildflower viewing season! Fostering the growth of native plants (and eradicating non-native species) is an important part of the conservation work done by Fontenelle Forest’s Land Stewardship…
Michelle Foss, Director of Resource Stewardship While fire has been a part of our landscape for thousands of years, it is not always triggered by nature, or occurring at prescribed times. As a result of a nearby vehicle fire in April, the Gifford Point floodplain, which encompasses the Fontenelle Forest…