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Fontenelle Forest Nature Center

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1111 Bellevue Blvd N, Bellevue, NE 68005-4008
+1 402-731-3140
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It’s a very good place to stroll, wheelchair friendly broad walk. Their Nature outdoor area are... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Desi A
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Relaxing Scenic Walk

My husband and I visited this forest on an early Saturday morning. We enjoyed walking the boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
patchmar93
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Lake Worth, Florida
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More than 1,000 acres of forested hardwoods and wildlife-filled wetlands include a nature center with animal exhibits and children's programs.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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1111 Bellevue Blvd N, Bellevue, NE 68005-4008
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a very good place to stroll, wheelchair friendly broad walk. Their Nature outdoor area are nice for kids all ages. They also have small kids friendly program during winter time & indoor play area on the basement. Breathtaking view during fall season.

Thank Desi A
Reviewed 24 September 2017

My husband and I visited this forest on an early Saturday morning. We enjoyed walking the boardwalk and the many trails. Our favorite trail ended at railroad tracks that were by the Missouri River. BEWARE: The tracks are active and the Nature Center makes sure...More

Thank patchmar93
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Fontenelle Forest is always a great place to get your vitamin N (Nature). Pair it with a blues band and local beer tasting and you have me and friends there.

1  Thank HomeSweetOmaha
Reviewed 6 September 2017

They have elevated wood paths through the forest. If you don't see deer, look under the shaded path below your feet on hot days. They'll often be there and you'll pass by them if you're talking (which you should be quiet in the woods) and...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I've visited here a couple times since moving to the area. Although my kids are grown, it find many families , couples and retirees enjoying Fontenelle. My first visit was on my own with some slight adventuring for photos. Second visit, involved more "off-road" hiking...More

Thank mynefriend
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We have been there on another trip, many years ago. However, now, the fee is $10 per adult. That's quite high if you have six of seven adults and you only want to spend an hour or so there. Unless we would taken more time,...More

Thank SeasPlaces
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is my go to place for rejuvenation. A time to turn off all the electronics and hike the nature trails. You're sure to run across wild turkeys or deer along the way. Or Meander through the Wetlands to see turtles and frogs. Find yourself...More

Thank Becki B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Fontenelle Forest does a great job of maintaining a beautiful area for exploration of local nature. The boardwalk is a lovely alternative for those who could not easily do the trails, and great for strollers and parents with younger children. The nature center provides a...More

Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I bought my daughter and her family a year pass to Fontenelle Forest. Best money I have ever spent. When I visit Bellevue, NE our adventures always include a couple trips here. They have so much for kids of all ages to see and do....More

Thank kokomo27
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have walked in Fontenelle forest every year since the 1970's, and most years I have walked there at least 9 or 10 months of the year. And yet this is not a pristine or virgin stand of trees: it is largely manmade because most...More

2  Thank Dave-JPII-fan
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$9.50 per adult $8.50 per senior (62+) $7.50 per child (2-17) under 2 free
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