Due to recent prescribed fire activity, all trails at Neale Woods Nature Reserve will be closed through Sunday, March 3.

Due to recent prescribed fire activity, all trails at Neale Woods Nature Reserve will be closed through Sunday, March 3.

Fontenelle Forest

Fontenelle Forest is one of Nebraska’s oldest conservation organizations and one of the largest private nature centers in the nation.

Featuring over 1,500 acres, 17 miles of trails and a one-mile, accessible boardwalk there is ample opportunity to observe wildlife, the changing seasons and scenic views of the Missouri River. The Forest is a popular location for birding and is an Audobon-designated important birding area.

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Neale Woods Nature Reserve

Neale Woods Nature Reserve is a 560-acre conservation area with seven miles of maintained trails. It is owned and operated by Fontenelle Forest, a private, non-profit organization.

Home to an abundance of plants and wildlife, Neale Woods offers a hiking experience that is truly unique. In a single afternoon, you can encounter a range of vastly different ecosystems, from deciduous forest to oak savanna, floodplain and prairie.

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HOURS OF OPERATION & ADMISSIONS

Your membership or daily admission to Fontenelle Forest supports our mission and the important work we do in conservation, education, research, and recreation. Click the button below to see our hours and general admission prices.

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Fontenelle Forest is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

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