Become a Friend of Pioneers Park Nature Center

All donations at the $25 per year or above level include membership to the Friends of the Pioneers Park Nature Center.

Your membership helps expose youth to nature-based education and allows kids of all backgrounds and income levels to interact with the natural world through nature hikes, field trips and other activities at the Nature Center.

Your membership shows that you believe in the importance of maintaining public green spaces that can be enjoyed by all.

In addition to the satisfaction of supporting our programs and activities, your membership includes:

  • 10% discount at the Nature Center gift shop
  • Priority registration for the Nature Center preschool and camps
  • Special pricing to Friends of Pioneers Park’s events
  • Free or reduced admission to other centers nationwide (including Nebraska’s Fontenelle Forest and Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center)

Your membership helps support the continued vitality of Pioneers Park Nature Center so that it can continue to make nature accessible for all for generations to come so please join today.

If making a donation in memory of a loved one or as a gift, please let us know in the “Add a note” section of the transaction page.

Our Mission

The mission of 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.


Monday - Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Noon - 5:00 PM
Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Free Admission
Suggested Donations: $3/person, $5/family, or $10/group


3201 S Coddington Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68522

(402) 441-7895


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