Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
Owned and operated as a nature center by the Fontenelle Nature Association, the Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, along the Missouri River in Bellevue, consists of hardwood deciduous forest with more than 40 varieties of trees and more than 200 species of birds; extensive floodplains, wetlands, and waterways; loess hills featuring deep ravines and ridges; abundant wildlife; and, of course, beautiful views .
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~ 1,400 acres
~ 1,000 feet
$7.00 for adults; $5.00 for children ages 3-11; and $6.00 for seniors. Admission is free for members. Group rates are available.
Open daily, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25.
The Katherine and Fred Buffett Forest Learning Center offers permanent historical and children's exhibit galleries, including new exhibits featuring history of the Lewis and Clark Trail; also a gift shop.
Map Coordinates (NAD83): 41 9.46N; 95 53.34W
Regulations and Precautions
There is no camping within Fontenelle Forest.