Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland to open for 25th season on Saturday

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park announced it will be opening for its 25th season on Saturday.

The park, which is located in Ashland, will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October.

“We always look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Wildlife Safari Park, but especially this year to celebrate the 25th anniversary,” said Gary Pettit, superintendent of the park, in a press release. “We plan to make this an extra-special year, kicking off with dinosaurs arriving May 5 for Jurassic Adventure. What a great way to celebrate! We hope more people than ever will come out to the Park and explore!”

The four-mile-long safari park includes bears, wolves, elk and bison.  There are also two miles of hiking trails at the park.

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