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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Heron Haven | Wetland Sanctuary
Heron Haven | Wetland Sanctuary

(402) 493-4303

11809 Old Maple Rd
Omaha, NE 68164   Directions Website

Nature trails don't get any greener than at Heron Haven, a spring-fed wetland sanctuary. Joggers and walkers appreciate the tranquil nature trails, providing the perfect time for a quiet walk outdoors, observing birds, or capturing snapshots of nature. Go ahead, take a walk on the wild side.

Lauritzen Gardens
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft St
Omaha, NE 68108   Directions Website

(402) 346-4002


(402) 346-8948

Enjoy the great outdoors at the Omaha Botanical Gardens, as you meander through the living museum growing four seasons of plant displays. The colorful gardens grow alongside many intriguing, unusual and equally colorful landscape sculptures. This city garden offers the best garden clubs and great local events.

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