Douglas County   

Neale Woods Nature Center:
This privately owned nature preserve includes nine miles of trails through 550 acres of deep forests, hilltop prairies, and riverside woodlands along the Missouri River. This park offers extensive wildlife viewing, birdfeeding stations, and a seasonal butterfly garden. The park is open weekdays from 8-5 and on Sunday afternoons. A 190 specie checklist is available. Admission fee.

Located north of Interstate 680 and the Mormon Bridge. Follow John J Pershing Dr (which turns into North River Road) 3 miles north of the Mormon Bridge, turn left at White Deer Lane and left on Edith Marie Ave.

Contact Information:
Neale Woods Nature Center
14323 Edith Marie Ave.
Omaha, NE
Phone: 453-5615

Two Rivers State Recreation Area:
Two Rivers has 622 acres of land, with 320 acres of water. The area consists of timbered river bottom forest, marshes, and croplands. A variety of amenities and activities are available. State Park entry permit required.

Located 1 mile south, 1 mile west of Venice, State Highway 92.

Contact Information:
Two Rivers SRA
27702 F ST
Waterloo, NE 68069-7012
Phone: (402) 359-5165

Glenn Cunningham Lake
This 1438.6 acre park includes trails, playgrounds, and camping services. It is the largest flood-control reservoir in the area and is used by migrating waterbirds.

Located between 84th and 96th streets off of I-680.

Contact Information:
Glenn Cunningham Lake
8660 Lake Cunningham Road
Omaha, NE 68122
Phone: (402) 444-5955

Hummel Park and Dodge Park
These adjoining parks have grown into 450 acres of land located in the bluffs north of Omaha along the Missouri River. Wooded trails, paths and overlooks into the Missouri River Valley provide the perfect opportunity to explore nature. Various activities and amenities are available.

Located north of Interstate 680 and the Mormon Bridge, off of John J Pershing Drive.

Contact Information:
Hummel and Dodge Park
11001 John J. Pershing Drive
Omaha, NE 68112
Phone: For general information call (402) 444-5955

For local lodging information, attractions, shopping and more, visit www.visitomaha.com

Information Provided by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and www.nebraskabirdingtrails.com


Neale Woods Nature Center photo provided by Fontenelle Nature Association


Two Rivers State Recreation Area photo photo provided by NEBRASKAland Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission


Glenn Cunningham Lake photo provided by City of Omaha Parks & Recreation


Hummel Park photos provided by City of Omaha Parks & Recreation