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 Fob Gate Access:
AM: Member Gate fob access begins at 6:40 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. (Nature Center opening)
PM: Member Gate fob access begins at 5:00 p.m. (Nature Center closing) and ends at 8:00 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
September 19 is World/National Clean-up Day. Join the movement and show us your #TrashTag! By Michelle Foss, Director of Land Stewardship and Research The first line on the National Clean-up Day website is “. . . What would happen if everyone picked up at least one piece of litter on…
Butterfly season is winding down. Learn what uncommon butterfly species have been spotted in the Forest!
Butterfly season is winding down. Learn what “butterfly surveying” is all about and what new, uncommon and/or rare species have been spotted in the Forest the past two years by our butterfly surveyors! Beginning in 2018, we have had a dedicated team of butterfly surveyors walk a set path each…