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.
Explore Riverfront Country
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
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