Enjoy a bright and peacful Spring at Arbor Day Farm

Climb Aboard the Discovery Ride for a Journey Deep into the Forest and Flowers

Arbor Day Farm Discovery Ride in the sunflower field, Nebraska City, NE.

Get a front-row seat to nature on board the Discovery Ride, a one-hour journey into the backwoods of Arbor Day Farm.

The Discovery Ride takes you through orchards and vineyards, over streambeds, and all across the historic 260 acres of Arbor Day Farm. Along the way, a Nature Interpreter shares interesting facts, historical tidbits, and conservation information about your natural surroundings. You may even find deer, turkey, fox, raccoons, and other woodland creatures at home in the forest.


Discovery Ride tickets are $4.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth (age 3-12), and available for purchase at these locations at Arbor Day Farm:

  • Tree Adventure Pavilion admission area
  • The Lied Lodge Front Desk

*Please note: Discovery Ride tickets are a separate fee and must be purchased in addition to your Tree Adventure admission ticket. At this time, Discovery Ride tickets are not available for online purchase.

Spring 2014 Discovery Ride Schedule (beginning April 12)

  • April 12 - May 25: Saturdays & Sundays only, 1:00pm and 2:00pm
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 26: 1:00pm and 2:00pm
  • May 27 thru summer & fall: every day at 1:00pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00pm and 2:00pm

Private Bookings / Additional Ride Times

Group reservations of 10 people or more will be considered at additional times and dates.
Please call (402) 873-8717 to discuss your options, or email us for more information.