The natural environment is full of adventurous discoveries. Kimmel Orchard’s Tree Dome is constructed to provide visitors with experience-based educational opportunities that feel more like exploration than traditional learning.
Nature Trail Features
- Self-guided trail systems with informative signage and activities for children.
- Organized tours for student groups guided by a Tree Dome expert.
- Native plants highlighting Nebraska’s lush and unique flora and fauna.
- Animal track displays with corresponding animal descriptions.
- Birdhouses and waterfowl nests to promote wildlife observation from a young age.
- Pond access allowing children to take water samples up to our research facility to exam microorganisms firsthand.