Bird Watching

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Jack Sinn WMA

Jack Sinn is a designated wildlife management area that serves as home to many species of waterfowl, public hunting ground, and recreation area. This saline wetland is a great spot to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature and imerse yourself in a wetland habitat.

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Little Salt Fork Marsh

Type of AreaCity ParkActivitiessledding, picnicAccesssibilityHandicap accessiblePriceFreeHours of Operation8am-10pm every dayAbout Little Salt Fork MarshArnold Heights Park has a trail to follow to a serene view of Lincoln atop the infamous "Tanker Hill," which is...

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Mahoney State Park

Mahoney State Park truly has it all! Whether you are looking for a summer day trip, a weekend away camping trip, or a quick winter activity, look no further! Mahoney is open year round and offers activities such as mini golf, camping, swimming, ice skating, rock...

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Marsh Wren WMA

This saline wetland is a great spot close to Lincoln that offers hiking, fishing, and plenty of wildlife viewing. After the wetland restoration project restored this site in 2017, the preserve has blossomed into a great spot to...

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Olive Creek WMA

Type of AreaLake, Woodland, PrairieActivitiesFishing, Kayaking/Canoeing/Paddle Boarding, Hiking/Trail Running, Pinic, Camping, Hunting, Bird WatchingAccesssibilityNot handicap accessiblePriceFreeHours of OperationSunrise-SunsetAbout Olive Creek WMAOlive Creek is the...

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Prairie Pines

Come and explore 145 acres of wooded trails located right by the city of Lincoln. Prarie pines offers serveral different hiking trails, each with it's own unique scenery. Families are welcome to come explore the obstacle course, and nature lovers will love the diverse...

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