Nebraska Wildlife Safari Park opens on Friday

Bison On Road At Wsp
Photo courtesy of Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland will be opening for the 2022 season on Friday.

The park will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October.

The park has a 4-mile trail to drive through and see animals including American elk, white-tailed deer, prairie dogs, grey wolves, American black bears, pygmy goats and bison.

“All of us are excited to welcome visitors back to the Wildlife Safari Park,” said Gary Pettit, superintendent of the Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park. “There are now ten deer making their home in Deer Woods, which increases the likelihood of our guests catching a glimpse of them. So plan your adventure and come enjoy nature!”

The park’s birds will be kept inside to protect their health due to the presence of bird flu in Nebraska, according to a press release.  The Eagle Aviary will also be closed until further notice.

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