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.

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News & Events

Invasives: What are they and how you can stop them from spreading

  National Invasive Species Awareness Week is an international outreach event put on by the North American Invasive Species Management Association, that occurs annually at the end of February. This year’s event runs February 20-26. What is an invasive species? The term “invasive species” has become more prevalent over the…

Fontenelle Trading Post 200-Year Anniversary

article by Catherine Kuper, Volunteer Archivist In 2023, Fontenelle Forest will be celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the trading post operated by Lucien Fontenelle. This trading post was built and occupied between the winter of 1822 and 1823 north of the Platte River. In 1822, Joshua Pilcher was the senior partner…

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upcoming events in the forest…

Winter Bird Walk

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 12 @ 11:00 am

Raptors...Live!

February 12 @ 11:00 am - February 12 @ 12:00 pm

Seniors Understanding Nature 2023

February 14 @ 10:00 am - February 14 @ 11:00 am

Land Stewardship Volunteer Work Day 2023

February 18 @ 8:30 am - February 18 @ 11:00 am

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