Photo Blinds

Spend a night with 10,000 cranes!!!
Photo: Don Brockmeier

For the serious nature photographer or enthusiast, overnight photo blinds are set up near major crane roosts on the river. Photography opportunities should be excellent for both still or video cameras. Because of the close proximity of the cranes, you are not allowed to leave the blind until a staff person or volunteer comes to get you the following morning. The safety of the cranes is our highest priority, so the rules are enforced.  Each blind has a porta-potty. You are responsible for bringing the proper equipment to stay warm overnight.

Dates for 2017:  March 18th - April 8th

Cost:  $225/night (plus tax)

Capacity:  2

We recommend:

  • 2 sleeping bags per person
  • foam or insulated pads
  • Extra clothing
  • Warm drinks and food

For additional information, check out the document below or call 308-468-5282.

Reservations can be made starting January 3, 2017, by calling 308-468-5282 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST, Monday - Friday. Space is limited and the blinds fill fast, so make your reservations early!

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