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“Community” Now On Display in Baright Gallery

We are excited to finally be able to share the new “Community” exhibit, now on view in the Baright Gallery! Community is a non-juried, salon-style exhibit that celebrates the creativity of our members, neighbors, staff, volunteers and friends. The exhibit includes over 85 individual works of art and is a…

On-site Summer Camps are Back! Scholarships available!

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…

Call for Wildlife Photos for Possible Inclusion in NebraskaLife Magazine

📷 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…

Extended Summer Hours Now In Effect!

Hike longer with our extended summer hours! From Memorial Day to Labor Day summer hours are in effect at Fontenelle Forest. This means you have more time to enjoy all the things you love about the Forest. Whether you’re a member or purchase daily admission, your next trip to the…

Fontenelle Forest is now offering virtual summer camps!

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…

CNN Elevates Lead Poisoning in Eagles to a National Topic of Concern

The epidemic of lead poisoning in eagles is fast-becoming a national topic of concern. As news is spreading about this issue, some hunters are concerned that conservationists are attempting to limit their rights. Although we understand their concerns, this could not be farther from the truth. We want to eliminate…

Fontenelle Forest Managed Deer Hunt

ALL FONTENELLE FOREST TRAILS ARE CLOSED DECEMBER 9-12 (MON-THURS) The only exception will be the trails at Neale Woods, which will remain open. The Nature Center and Raptor Woodland Refuge will also be open. For everyone’s safety please make sure to respect the trail closures during this time. Fontenelle Forest has conducted…

Tree Rush Adventures Opens at Fontenelle Forest

BELLEVUE, NE (July 22, 2019) – TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest, Greater Omaha’s newest outdoor recreation attraction, will celebrate its Grand Opening on Thursday, July 31 starting at 9:00 am. The public is welcome and can experience the ropes adventure park at a special opening day discount. Merica Whitehall, Fontenelle Forest Executive…

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