Experience Nebraska’s Wild Side at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari

March 26, 2018Add a CommentPosted By

There’s more to Nebraska than high-quality steaks and Cornhusker football. In fact, we are known for our vast prairies, spectacular sunsets and varied wildlife. Even in the developed areas, it seems as if there is always something left to discover!

When looking to connect with Nebraska’s wild side, there’s no better place to go than the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari. Located just 30 minutes from the heart of Omaha, the park features more than 350 animals and 53 species from all over the world, including a large selection of species native to North America. The park is unlike normal zoos in the respect that it offers the fabulous opportunity to take a drive-through tour or witness animal demonstrations — and it is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! To honor the occasion, we spoke to Gary Pettit, the park’s superintendent, to get the full…

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