About Us

river350What the Refuge has to Offer:

Platte River Trail is 3.7 miles with two viewing platforms, information kiosk and a spotting scope. The Refuge offers year-round activities including hiking, birding, wildlife observation and photography along with seasonal activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. On-site classroom facilities are available that can allow for many group learning experiences.

2,000 Acres of Natural Habitat

  • Native tallgrass prairie
  • Waterfowl resting area
  • Migratory birds
  • Wetlands
  • Oak Savanna
  • Eagles

Habitat Day
• Learn about wildlife
• Meet neighbors and others involved in resource management and protection
• Build a nest box to benefit wildlife on your property

Partners for Wildlife Program
• Wetland restoration work on private lands
• Upland restoration work on private lands

Volunteer Program
• Assist with events
• Wildflower seed production

Land Stewardship
• Work with other agencies/organization within the county

Community Stewardship
• Work with groups/organizations to better our community