LASR.net Homepage




Menu


Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari


category : Wildlife Refuges
Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari Drive. Hike. Explore. Wildlife Safari Park is a four mile, drive-through North American wildlife adventure. You will feel like you are on an actual safari, coming face-to-face with North American plants and animals such as elk, white-tailed deer, bison, wolves and waterfowl. Wildlife Safari Park is owned and operated by Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.

  • Narrated tram rides are available for groups of 20 or more with a two week advance reservation. Cost for the tram ride is an additional $2 per person plus general admission.
  • Several native plant and animal displays are located both inside and outside the Visitor Center which also features interactive nature exhibits.
  • Stroll through the aviary and see a swift fox, bobcat, bald eagle, pheasants and other nature exhibits.
  • Visitors may also take a short walking trail to look down into Wolf Canyon.
  • Take home a wild souvenir from the Gift Shop and grab a bite to eat at the concession area.
  • Restrooms are available at the Visitor Center and near the entrance of the Wildlife Safari Park.


Admission: Adults (12 & over) $6.50. Senior (62 +) $5.50. Child (3-11) $4.50. Children (2 & under) Free
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo members and reciprocal zoo me
Hours: HOURS: 9:30 am to 5 pm daily - April through October
The Wildlife Safari will open for the season on Friday, March 29.
Address: Location: Nebraska I-80, Ashland Exit 426, between Omaha and Lincoln
Phone: (402) 944-WILD
Our Website:www.omahazoo.com/exhibits/wildlife-safari-park/

Come visit us in Ashland, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church - NHR

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is a fine example of Gothic Revival architecture. Board and batten construction adds to its individuality, and the building has undergone only minor alterations since its construction in 1872. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Ashland, NE Historic Churches

Willow Point Gallery

Visit the Gallery and Museum that people are talking about. Mentioned

Ashland, NE Arts

Israel Beetison House - NHR

The Israel Beetison House is one of the finest examples of the Italianate style in Nebraska, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The residence was constructed in 1874-75 of locally quarried limestone by the Dalton Brothers,

Ashland, NE National Register

Vernon Dean House

Many of the homes in Ashland carry a legacy of their own with some residences dating back over 100 years, and a majority of these are still lived in. One of these historic homes is over 135 years old and is still lived in without much visible change in its exterior appearance. In 1864

Ashland, NE Historic Homes

Things to do Wildlife Refuges near Ashland, NE