List of nature centers in Nebraska

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This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of Nebraska.

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Name Location County Region Summary
Ak-Sar Ben Aquarium Gretna Sarpy Eastern Located in the 331-acre Schramm Park State Recreation Area, includes aquarium, terrarium, natural history classroom, fish hatchery museum
Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center Wood River Hall Central website, also known as Nebraska Nature & Visitor Center, offers guided trips to view sandhill cranes from observation blinds on the banks of the Platte River
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center Bellevue Sarpy Eastern 1,400-acre forest with 18 miles of trails
Hummel Park Nature Center Omaha Douglas Eastern 202 acres, operated by the City
Neale Woods Nature Center Omaha Douglas Eastern website, 600 acres, operated by Fontenelle Forest Association, center open seasonally
Pioneers Park Nature Center Lincoln Lancaster Eastern 668 acres, operated by the City
Prairie Loft Hastings Adams Central website, 8 acres, outdoor and agriculture learning center
River Country Nature Center Nebraska City Otoe Eastern website, exhibits of wildlife mounts and dioramas, education programs
Rowe Sanctuary Gibbon Buffalo Central website, 1,900 acres, operated by the National Audubon Society, features the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center, offers guided trips to view the world's largest concentration of sandhill cranes from observation blinds on the banks of the Platte River
Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center Denton Lancaster Eastern 808-acre tallgrass prairie nature preserve and education center, operated by the National Audubon Society
Wildcat Hills Nature Center Gering Scotts Bluff Western 705 acres, operated by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

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