Come visit us along the Platte River
Least Tern. Photo: William Dix/Audubon Photography Awards
The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary lies right in the heart of a critical spring staging area for migrating Sandhill Cranes. Come experience one of the last great wildlife migrations on the planet.
Rowe Sanctuary offers a wide variety of activities to help you experience the Sandhill Crane migration. For more information call 308-468-5282
Update: All trails are open but the Center is closed as a COVID-19 precaution until further notice.
The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center is normally open year-round, except most holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year's.
Admission: Free (donations always welcome)
February 15 - April 15
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., seven days a week
April 16 - February 14 (closed Saturdays and major holidays)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
Access to Rowe Sanctuary is limited to two walking trails that originate from the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center. These trails are open from dawn until dusk for most of the year, but are closed during Crane Season and during rifle deer season. Please contact us at 308-468-5282 if you have any questions.
Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary
44450 Elm Island Rd
Gibbon, NE 68840