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Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari

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Address: 16406 292nd St, Ashland, NE 68003
Phone Number: +1 402 944 9453
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Drive-through adventure zoo's road leads visitors through several...
Drive-through adventure zoo's road leads visitors through several different 'lands' featuring Sandhill Cranes, antelope, deer and a large buffalo herd. Most of the animals freely roam this corner of the county. All can be seen from visitors' cars, but Wolf Woods section requires a short walk. The interactive nature exhibits can be explored hile out of the car.
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So cool! An absolute must-do!

I was visiting Omaha for the CWS and looking for things to do around town. I found the Wildlife Safari online and decided to make the 30-minute drive to visit. I am so glad I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I was visiting Omaha for the CWS and looking for things to do around town. I found the Wildlife Safari online and decided to make the 30-minute drive to visit. I am so glad I did! This was my favorite thing I did while in Omaha (aside from the CWS, of course). It was so cool! I actually did this... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

This place was so cool! The kids loved it! The bald eagles were really cool along with the wolves!! Very cool worth the stop!

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Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I enjoyed this place. The walking trail is a must see...you can get so close to the animals. Didn't get to go to the visitors center but don't miss the bird and small animal pavilion next to it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Really cool to drive through and see all the animals, tons of great places to get cool pictures. My suggestion is leave plenty of time for your stop. I had only planned to br there a little over an hour and we stayed almost 3 hours.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

The animals were out in record numbers this trip. We got to see lots of elk, deer, cranes, bears, birds and buffalo. The petting zoo is nice by the trail to the bears and wolves. Lots of goats to feed. We were disappointed that we didn't see any wolves. The trail is a nice walk to the bears and wolves.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place is so cool!!! So glad we decoded to stop. Early season so it wasn't packed. Even in a light drizzle turned full rain we saw every animal and had a blast. Definitely stop here if you're in the area or even just driving through!

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New York City, New York
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I would say this was one of the best attractions we have done in awhile. The park was beautiful and we saw a ton of animals. They were all very close to the car and the walk around the wolves area was very nice. The whole experience was fun and relaxing. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is... More 

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Ashland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nice area to drive through and visit the animals. They have a nice area for people to get out and walk on a nature trail to see wolves and other animals. Beautiful sites along the walk. The drive is relaxing and there are a multitude of animals/birds to see along the way. There is a lovely gift shop and zoo... More 

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USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very slow drive up ticket window, someone else was using the cash register. I don't know how they handle a crowd, it was a slow spring weekday. Drive 7 mph maximum on rough gravel roads past fenced in elk, deer, pelicans, eagles, sandhill cranes, geese, and bison. I thought the eagle aviary was depressingly low. Leave the car for a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Maybe stop only one in your life. At this safari they don't have much to see if they animals are don't outside.

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Additional Information about Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari

Address: Address: 16406 292nd St, Ashland, NE 68003
Phone Number: +1 402 944 9453
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Ashland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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