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Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center

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Great for Both Nature and History Buffs

A lesser known park only about 20 min from Lincoln. A great place to see a multitude of birds and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
North Platte, Nebraska
Beautiful and Peaceful

If you want to observe prairie birds, learn about and walk in tallgrass prairie, commune with... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Syracuse, New York
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This is a nice native tallgrass prairie near the small town of Denton, Nebraska. There are many miles of walking trails through more than 600 acres of native prairie. There are still wagon ruts from the Oregon trail cutoff etches deep in the soil...more
11700 SW 100th St, Denton, NE 68339-3126
+1 402-797-2301
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lesser known park only about 20 min from Lincoln. A great place to see a multitude of birds and other animals. Also great place to learn about the Oregon Trail and early settlers as there are some well pronounced wagon ruts in the park.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We got to do the bird walk here. It was so amazing to get a look inside the head of our knowledgable guide. Not being experienced in the birding world, I had so much culture shock at our guide's (and even some of the others'...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you want to observe prairie birds, learn about and walk in tallgrass prairie, commune with nature, or find peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the city, plan a visit. We came early one morning before the Visitor Center was open...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Viewing total solar eclipse was an experience of lifetime. Excellent arrangements have been made to view it. Great landscape and good facilities. Thanks Spring Creek for hosting it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is one of our favorite places to spend a few peaceful hours in the afternoon when the weather is sunny. Delightful with no extra "stuff" to take away from the beauty of the prairie. There are a few benches placed around so one can...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 13 March 2015

This was a great experience for our family. There is something for everybody here! There is great history, there are wonderful walks in nature and the people working there are very friendly and helpful. How many places this close to Lincoln can you see wagon...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank John B
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A friend brought me here to experience the tallgrass prairie. We walked through the grasses up a hill and spread out a blanket for a picnic in the middle of the field. It was so relaxing to lie down and listen to the grasses moving...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Derek D
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Wanted to see an "original" piece of the prairie...as the pioneers saw it...and the Audubon Center has over 600 acres of never tilled prairie. Really fun to see an original slice of the American Great Plains and Tallgrass Prairie. Be aware that the prairie grasses...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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