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Riverfront Country, Nebraska

Belleview Blair Gretna Papillion Valley

The Riverfront offers tourists a myriad of historical, cultural and recreational opportunities. Where else can you view one of the finest collections of Western art, take a riverboat excursion, tour aquariums and nature centers, visit nationally prominent museums and zoos, hear arias or polkas, eat a world-famous steak, and take in the beauty of the great outdoors? Nowhere else but the Riverfront in Nebraska.

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Two Rivers State Recreation Area

Ten Union Pacific cabooses offer unique lodging. Full-service camping areas. Put and take trout fishing, swimming beach, bike rentals, fishing pier, 3 hiking trails. Modern and primitive camping.

Valley, NE Recreation

Black Elk/Neihardt Park

Park commemorates two great men of the plains with pavilion, sculptures. Stunning views of eastern Nebraska's rolling hills.

Blair, NE Parks

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center

1,400 acres of woods, wetlands and waterways, featuring deep ravines, loess ridges, more than 40 varieties of trees and over 200

Bellevue, NE Wildlife Refuges

Schramm Park State Recreation Area

Unique geologic and botanical area was the site of the state's first fish hatchery, now a museum. Spectacular views of the Platte River valley. A 3-mile nature trail winds through rugged woodlands. Home of Aksarben Aquarium. Day use only, no camping.

Gretna, NE Recreation

Aksarben Aquarium

Home to the exceptional aquarium, a fish management museum and nearby geologic display. Picnic area and hiking trails.

Gretna, NE Aquariums

Bellevue's Historical Places

112 W. Mission Ave. 1856 Presbyterian Church, 1869 Omaha and Southern Railroad Depot, 1856 Fontenelle Bank, 1830's Log Cabin, 1856 Pioneer Cemetery.

Bellevue, NE Tours


Vala's Pumpkin Patch

Hay rack rides, haunted house, lost pumpkin mine, pig races, petting corral, story book barn, pick your own pumpkin.

Gretna, NE Recreation

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge

Includes 200,000 cargo artifacts from the 1865-era steamboat Bertrand. Fishing, four looped nature walks, no-wake boating and picnicking. Peak viewing of 500,000 waterfowl in mid-November. Open Jan. & Feb. for ice fishing & wildlife observation. On the route of the Lewis & Clark Trail.

Blair, NE Wildlife Refuges



Tara Hills Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 6

Papillion, NE Golf Courses

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