The 284-acre wooded area along the Elkhorn River. Birdwatchers say that it’s a good place for finding woodcocks in April.
Located four miles northwest of town on Hwy 275 | Scribner, NE | 402-664-2788
The 60-acre park has a 30-acre lake and 1½ miles of hiking/biking trails, is home to more than 200 species of birds.
The park is northeast of the Highway 20 and 77 junction; the entrance is on West 39th Street | South Sioux City, NE
668 acres along the Elkhorn River. The area is mostly wooded, with several oxbow lakes and a stream. Birdwatchers, report many eastern songbirds nesting here and large numbers of geese, ducks, pelicans, cormorants, the occasional trumpter swans and bald eagles in winter on the marshy lakes.
Following Hwy 24, go 1½ miles west of town, then go two miles south, 1½ miles west, then one mile north on a county road.| Stanton, NE
Located along the Missouri River, offers primitive camping (17 campsites, without electrical hookups), $9. and river access. The area has large cottonwoods and isn’t heavily visited. It has a boat ramp and dock, pit toilets, a pavilion, and an electric well. Wildlife includes quail, rabbit, squirrel and waterfowl. Birdwatchers come to see migratory and breeding birds such as warblers, thrushes, orioles, flycatchers, woodpeckers and vireos.
Located along the Missouri River| Tekamah, NE
Living history demonstrations take place on the first weekend of each month from May to October.
One mile east of Highway 75 at 7th and Madison Streets, visitor center and interpretive facilities | Fort Atkinson, NE | (402) 468-5611