Nineteen miles of hiking trails snake through 100-year-old Fontenelle, 10 minutes south of downtown Omaha. Ideas for urban escapes: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/around-the-region/4-restful-urban-parks/
BEAVER. Beavers play a major role in changing the landscape of our floodplain and streams. By cutting down trees and flooding areas as a result of building dams, they eventually turn floodplain woodlands into open marshy areas, as may be seen between Stream Trail and the railroad tracks in Fontenelle Forest.