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
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
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