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 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.
News & Events
On-site summer camps are back! We are excited to announce that we will be offering on-site summer camps at Fontenelle Forest from July 6 to July 31. Campers will explore the Forest through nature-based activities designed to foster a love of the natural world. Due to the current situation with…
📷 Calling all Wildlife Photographers 📷 NebraskaLife Magazine is gathering photos for an article or photo essay about wildlife in Omaha. They asked Fontenelle Forest to help put the word out because they know our followers and members take some of the most amazing nature photography! 🐦🦅🦌🐍🐢 PLEASE…