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.

Summer Hours:

  • Daily — Mon - Friday 1:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday — 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Sunflower Bloom:

Coming soon! Our annual Sunflower bloom. Expected bloom date: August 3-10. Two rides daily at 1:00 & 2:00pm. More definite dates and times closer to the event.

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.