Lower Platte South
Natural Resources District
protecting lives, protecting property, protecting the future

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lakes and wildlife areas
wildwood lake
timber point lake
red cedar lake
meadowlark lake
cottontail lake
merganser lake
wild plum lake
tanglewood lake
Little Salt Springs
trails and conservation corridors
mopac east trail
oak creek trail
lied bridge
homestead trail
lincoln saline wetland nature center
whitehead saline wetland
Lincoln Saline Wetlands Nature Center Map

Lincoln Saline Wetlands Nature Center, just east of Lincoln's Capitol Beach Lake, features a woodchip walking trail which unlocks the treasures of this dense and rare saline wetland to the public.

There is also a wildlife viewing blind overlooking two of several wetland ponds frequented by a wide variety of waterfowl. A parking area is provided.

In 2004 a historic “bowstring” bridge was moved from Otoe County to LSWNC and serves as a vital part of the walking trail. Such natural beauty and tranquility so close to the heart of an urban center is rare, indeed. Owned by the NRD, the wetland was restored in the early 1990's.