Richard Plautz Crane Viewing Site

Richard Plautz Crane Viewing Site

With convenient access off Interstate 80, this area south of Gibbon provides a safe platform for spectacular views of cranes, herons, egrets, pelicans, and many other birds. The site consists of two elevated wooden viewing decks, a 1,650-foot paved trail and a paved parking lot.

Amenities & Services: 
  • Handicap Facilities
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnicking/Day Use
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fish Species: 
  • N/A

Sponsoring NRD

215 Kaufman Avenue
Grand Island, NE 68803
(308) 385-6282
cpnrd [at]