wildlife is terrific. information is wonderful. people are nice and friendly. I treasure my pictures of the beautiful sunset
After a night of tent camping nearby we started the day out as the first visitors on this lovely Friday morning. The variety of flora and fauna is wonderful and the view from the observation tower is just a five-minute walk from the visitor's center. This is truly a stop worthy of your time. The buffalo are in their summer... More
Stopped in for a quick visit and walk along thbe trails. Saw lot of birds, and a deer running across the river. The Lady at the front desk was very friendly, made you feel like you were part of the family. Trails were nice and scenic. Wish we had more time. Next time I'll. Stop in when the cranes are... More
I did the morning blind tour here the end of March to see the cranes. My biggest frustration was that I couldn't find the place in the dark. There is no lighted sign.I drove past it twice and finally stopped for directions. Ifelt like a fool when I saw it was literally 5 min off the interstate. So when you... More
The annual migration of the sandhill cranes is phenomenal, and this is the place to start your visit. After you learn about these amazing birds, head down to the Alba bridge just before sunset.
This nature center is a hidden gem located at Exit 305 on I-80. A short walk gets you to a channel of the Platte River. On your way you'll see their young bison herd. There's a cool observation tower that's about 25 feet tall so you get great views of the river valley. Two pedestrian bridges cross the river allowing... More
great place to go in the spring and view the cranes and other water fowl
There is a good hiking trail that goes to the Platte River. Visitors from states far away visit this area.
Nothing to do there except bird watch. If that's your kind of thing (and apparently some people like to do it, because that's the only time we get tourists here) then go for it, but otherwise, try something else.
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