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.
Select Wetlands trails are now open. Please call 402-731-3140 for details.
Member Gate Hours:
Our Summer Hours are now in effect (Memorial Day to Labor Day), which means that Member Gate fob access hours have changed.
Member Fob Gate Access A.M.:
Daily: Member Gate fob access begins at 5:30 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. (Nature Center opening)
Member Fob Gate Access P.M.:
Monday to Friday: Member Gate fob access begins at 7:00 p.m. (Nature Center closing) and ends at 9:15 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Member Gate fob access begins at 5:00 p.m. (Nature Center closing) and ends at 9:15 p.m.
Fontenelle Forest buildings are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO covid-19,
BUT OUR TRAILS ARE OPEN TO MEMBERS (or with the purchase of daily admission).
Purchase a membership or daily admission online or by calling Visitor Services at 402-731-3140.
News & Events
Hike longer with our extended summer hours! From Memorial Day to Labor Day our summer hours are in effect. This means you have more time each day to enjoy all the things you love about the Forest. Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday…
Fontenelle Nature Camp is going virtual! All of the FUN, none of the poison ivy! Each week in June, Fontenelle Forest is offering a week-long virtual summer camp experience, featuring a different theme each day. Fontenelle Nature Camp will provide fun and engaging adventures designed to foster the development of…