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Neale Woods

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Neale Woods is a 560-acre conservation area that is owned and operated by Fontenelle Forest, a privately funded non-profit organization. Home to abundant plant and wildlife, Neale Woods offers a hiking experience that is truly unique to any other in the greater Omaha metro area. In a single afternoon, you can encounter a range of vastly different ecosystems, from deciduous forest to oak savannah, floodplain, and prairie. Neale Woods also offers a unique, up-close look at the many conservation techniques our staff utilize to preserve and maintain the land so that it can be enjoyed by the community for years to come, including habitat restoration, prescribed fire, and erosion and invasive species control. Trails are open unless marked as closed for trail maintenance. Please respect all trail signage. Daily admission can be paid on-site or online at https://fontenelleforest.org/nw. For annual access, become a Fontenelle Forest member at our website.

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  • Hours: Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.
  • Price: Free for Members $5 Adults $4 Seniors (62+) $3 Children (2-17)
  • Season: Open year-round.
  • Regulations: • No dogs allowed. Pets and horses not permitted. • PLEASE carry your trash out with you. • No collecting or picking is allowed. Leave all plants and animals undisturbed for others to enjoy. • No smoking, vaping or fires are allowed. • Respect all signage, including trail closures! • Stay on the trails at all times. • Camping, jogging and bicycling are not permitted. No motorized vehicles are permitted beyond the parking lots unless needed due to disability. • Picnic only in areas designated for that purpose. • Hunting and fishing are not allowed. • Firearms and weapons are not allowed on Fontenelle Forest or Neale Woods property. • Use caution when crossing North River Road to the flood plain trail.
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