Experience the Quiet Wild of Nature.The mission of Fontenelle Forest is to provide a place where people can experience and enjoy the quiet wild of nature. We want to inspire current and future generations to care for the natural world.
Two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad - Centennial No. 6900 and Big Boy No. 4023 - are on grand display with interpretive signage and surrounded by native plants and grasses.
Experience Lauritzen Gardens to see horticulture displays that inspire, to enjoy events that entertain- a place to relax and reconnect with nature; a haven for wildlife, artists, nature and bird lovers, nestled right in the heart of Omaha.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition is more than the story of two men. It is the story of many: individuals and groups, military men and scientists, a president and a slave, women and men, French-speaking boatmen and American Indians.
Omaha’s dog parks are completely fenced dog havens designed for safe, off-leash play between canines of all sizes. The parks are broken into 3 sections, 2 for all dogs and 1 for small dogs.
The lake has a surface area of 255 acres and is a day use only facility offering two modern playgrounds, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a football field, hiking and bicycling trails, and a universally accessible fishing dock.