Kearney State Park Arranges Viewing of Sandhill Cranes

Fort Kearny State Historical Park and Recreation Area has made arrangements to help people view the spring migration of sandhill cranes. The visitor center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Saturday and running through April 7. Staff members will be available to answer questions and direct visitors to viewing areas. One popular viewing location is the hike-bike bridge over the Platte River at the recreation area. The bridge is a third of a mile from the parking area. A park entry permit is required. Call the park at 308-865-5305 for more information.