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.
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.