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CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 1 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use January 1, 2019. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
First Day Hike – Full Moon Celebration 11:00 pm
First Day Hike – Full Moon Celebration @ Mormon Island State Recreation Area
Dec 31 2018 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:00 am
Our First Day Hike will take place at midnight to celebrate the kickoff to the New Year with a night hike, taking advantage of the fresh full moon to light the path that Falls on[...]
First Day Hike – A Walk with the Dogs 7:30 am
First Day Hike – A Walk with the Dogs @ Indian Cave State Park
Jan 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
We will be hosting a two mile dog-human trail hike on January 1, 2019. The hike will begin at 7:30am and end at 9:00am. Bring your dog and a leash (maximum 6ft)  and join us on[...]
First Day Hike 9:00 am
First Day Hike @ Platte River State Park
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am
Platte River State Park is bringing in the New Year with hiking and bird watching. Hikers will have the option of climbing the observation tower after the hike. The hike will offer birding along the[...]
First Day Hike 9:00 am
First Day Hike @ Wagon Train State Recreation Area
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am
Join us for a First Day Hike at Wagon Train SRA! Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about wildlife, bird identification, track identification and plant identification while enjoying a leisurely hike at Wagon Train[...]
First Day Hike 8:00 am
First Day Hike @ Lake Ogallala SRA
Jan 1 @ 8:00 am
Come join us for a 1 mile hike at the Lake Ogallala eagle viewing building during the peak of Bald Eagle viewing season. Participants could see over 100 bald eagles along with many different types[...]
First Day Hike 9:00 am
First Day Hike @ Fremont State Lakes
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am
Join us at Fremont State Lakes for a First Day Hike to ring in the new year! Bring your binoculars for the 1.5 mile hike in the park where we will be observing the local[...]
First Day Hike 10:00 am
First Day Hike @ Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am
Walk a trail through the grass covered sandhills and see a view of the reservoir along with winter wildlife that frequent the park. Please come prepared with weather appropriate items such as water, walking stick,[...]
First Day Hike 10:00 am
First Day Hike @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am
Look forward to seeing amazing winter scenery, wildlife in natural setting, winter birds, and the winter view of the Platte River. 13.1 miles to Cottonmill Park, Kearney, NE or a short hike of 600 yards[...]
First Day Hike 10:00 am
First Day Hike @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am
Join us for a one mile history hike at Fort Hartsuff! After the hike there will be hot chocolate and coffee to enjoy. Meet at the Post headquarters. Be sure to dress appropriately for the[...]
First Day Hike 10:00 am
First Day Hike @ Bridgeport SRA
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am
Join us for a first day hike at Bridgeport SRA. Pets are welcome but must be leashed (maximum 6ft). Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and feel free to bring water/snacks and binoculars.
First Day Hike 10:30 am
First Day Hike @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am
Enjoy a winter hike along the Oregon Trail at Ash Hollow SHP. The hike will start at the Ash Hollow visitor center at 10:30 a.m. MST, where guides will help identify fresh wildlife tracks along[...]
First Day Hike 11:00 am
First Day Hike @ Chadron State Park
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am
Join us at Chadron State Park for a First Day Hike with some of the best views in the state! Meet at the Sawmill Shelter at 11am for a one mile hike to ring in[...]
First Day Hike 1:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Red Willow SRA
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm
Join us on January 1st at Red Willow State Recreation Area to ring in the new year! The park will be hosting two hikes – the first is a  1.4 mile hike at 1:00pm at[...]
First Day Hike 1:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Johnson Lake State Recreation Area
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us at Johnson Lake SRA to ring in the new year with a First Day Hike!  Meet at the park office for a one mile hike for winter nature viewing. Pets are welcome but[...]
First Day Hike 2:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Ponca State Park
Jan 1 @ 2:00 pm
Bigley’s Ravine Trail takes visitors through the oak woodland of Ponca State Park. Hikers will find themselves surrounded by oak, hackberry, and ironwood trees as they catch glimpses of the Missouri River at the trail’s[...]
First Day Hike 2:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Smith Falls State Park
Jan 1 @ 2:00 pm
Participants will begin a guided hike at the Visitor’s Center and will follow the path across the Verdigre Bridge for a scenic view of the Niobrara River, then join the trail on the boardwalk adjoining[...]
First Day Hike 2:30 pm
First Day Hike @ ET Mahoney State Park
Jan 1 @ 2:30 pm
To kick the year off, we would like you to join us for a first day of the year hike. We will have a bonfire outside to help warm up before and after the hike[...]
First Day Hike 1:30 pm
First Day Hike @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Jan 1 @ 1:30 pm
Start the new year off right with a First Day Hike at the Wildcat Hills. Discover rocky buttes, ponderosa pine woodlands and the animals that call this area home. Join us after the hike for[...]
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Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
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Shootout at Salt Creek 8:45 am
Shootout at Salt Creek @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 6 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Shootout at Salt Creek is an indoor cowboy action competition series. Competitors use Old West style pistols, rifles, and shotguns to complete the course of fire. Events are held the first Sunday of the month[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. New this season – shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for rifle enthusiasts of all skill levels. Shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score[...]
Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Archery Team -JOAD 7:00 pm
Archery Team -JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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Winterfest 10:00 am
Winterfest @ Ponca State Park
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am Winter Critter Corner — Have you ever wondered how critters stay warm in the winter or where they find food? Join us for Winter Critters of Nebraska where participants will be able to[...]
Cold Days, Warm Hearts & Family Fun 2:00 pm
Cold Days, Warm Hearts & Family Fun @ ET Mahoney State Park
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the frosty season by making memories with the family to warm you through the cold days of winter. Bring the whole family to the Owen Marina to participate in outdoor education activities or try[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
Birds & Books: Linking Literature & Science 6:00 pm
Birds & Books: Linking Literature & Science @ Elkhorn Valley Museum
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, ages of children you work with, and affiliation. Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage children[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. New this season – shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for rifle enthusiasts of all skill levels. Shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score[...]
Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Archery Team -JOAD 7:00 pm
Archery Team -JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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NASP Practice Series 9:00 am
NASP Practice Series @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
This series is open to all NASP shooters. Great for those who want extra archery practice time before the state tournament. Cost is $25 per shooter for the series. (Equipment included if needed).
USA Archery Pin Shoot – Indoor 300 6:00 pm
USA Archery Pin Shoot – Indoor 300 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JOAD / AAD Pin Shoot (10 ends of 3 arrows) Check in begins at 5 pm; shooting begins at 6 pm. MEMBERSHIP The tournament is open to all USA Archery as well as archers with[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
Fisheries Public Information Meeting – Norfolk 7:00 pm
Fisheries Public Information Meeting – Norfolk @ Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anglers are encouraged to attend and hear updates on the Commission’s Fisheries Division, the 2019 fishing forecast, status of special projects, aquatic invasive species, and fishing regulations around the state. Upon the conclusion of the[...]
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Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. New this season – shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for rifle enthusiasts of all skill levels. Shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score[...]
Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Archery Team -JOAD 7:00 pm
Archery Team -JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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Lincoln North Star NASP Archery Tournament 8:00 am
Lincoln North Star NASP Archery Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
NASP archery competition hosted by the North Star Navigators. Flights start at 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, Noon, and 1 pm. (Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.) Maximum[...]
Winterfest 10:00 am
Winterfest @ Ponca State Park
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am Critter Corner — Critter Corner is a very popular program for all ages. This program pro- vides a snapshot of the wildlife found along the Missouri River. Participants will be able to see[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
Insect Investigations Educator Workshop 6:00 pm
Insect Investigations Educator Workshop @ Elkhorn Valley Museum
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, ages of children you work with, and affiliation. Come and investigate what kids really want to know about insects and how[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. New this season – shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us this winter for this popular league for rifle enthusiasts of all skill levels. Shooters can participate in either optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score[...]
Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching[...]
Archery Team -JOAD 7:00 pm
Archery Team -JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport[...]
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