Photo: Don Brockmeier
Our mission is to conserve and restore the Platte River ecosystem, focusing on cranes, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
Sandhill Crane viewing at Rowe Sanctuary.
Experience the Sandhill Cranes and much more in a fun filled weekend.
See the winning images from Rowe Sanctuary's inaugural photo contest.
Please help us thank the local businesses that support our work along the Platte River.
Rowe Sanctuary hosts tens of thousands of sandhill cranes each spring. Watch it here!
Tips to help you maximize your visit.
Become a member of our team.
Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary is a self-sustaining office that relies on the generous support of people like you.
Protecting habitat for migrating Sandhill Cranes and much more.
Connecting people with nature.
44450 Elm Island Rd
Gibbon, NE 68840
Office Hours & Trail Information
Volunteers are critical to the operations at the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary. Take a look at our volunteer opportunities and consider joining this incredible team.
Your generous support helps to ensure that Sandhill Cranes and other wildlife that depend on the Platte River will have this wonderful resource for years to come.
Our gift shop has a wide variety of items and your purchase supports our conservation efforts along the Platte River in south-central Nebraska.