Rowe Sanctuary's photo blinds are placed near major Sandhill Crane roosts and can provide excellent opportunities for photography or a unique experience for any nature enthusiast. This experience is not for the faint of heart and can be quite cold. Participants will remain in the blind from 5:00 p.m. on the day of the reservation until retrieved by a Rowe Sanctuary guide the following day after the cranes have left the river (usually after 9:00 a.m.).
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.
Reservations can be made online or by calling 308-468-5282 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Time, Monday-Friday. Please review the information below prior to making a reservation.
Tour Start Times:
4:45 p.m. - March 13 - April 11.
$250/blind + taxes and fees
- Two sleeping bags per person
- Foam or insulated pads
- Extra clothing
- Warm drinks and food
For additional information, call 308-468-5282.