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Pioneers Park Nature Center Wetlands

Pioneers Park consists of approximately two acres of Category 1 wetlands and 30 acres of Category 3 wetlands. The Category 1 wetland is located between the Haines Branch Creek and Ben Verley Trail, west of the Haines Branch Creek bridge. The Category 3 wetlands are located at Muskrat Wetlands, Heron Wetlands, Wood Duck Wetlands and various low areas east of the bridge, between Haines Branch Creek and Ben Verley Trail. Click here for the Pioneers Park Trail Map.

The mission of the Pioneers Park Nature Center is to interpret the natural history of Nebraska and the Central Great Plains; to promote the enjoyment, appreciation and awareness of our natural environment; to practice and foster a conservation ethic; and to provide a sanctuary for wildlife and a peaceful retreat for people.