Nature & Visitor Center


Ideal for business or personal events of up to 120 people, the Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center features a catering kitchen, an executive boardroom and auditorium located conveniently just off I-80. It’s the perfect place to meet!

Executive Boardroom / Nature & Visitor Center

The boardroom accommodates up to 17 people. The rectangular table comfortably seats 12. Wireless internet access is available. The room is quiet, comfortable, and secluded, with outside windows.





Auditorium / Nature & Visitor Center

The 50’ x 52’ auditorium space accommodates 100 people lecture style or 75 people banquet style at rectangular tables. Round banquet tables are available and can seat up to 48 comfortably. Room comes equipped with dim and full lighting, three smart TVs, DVD player and an amazing sound system. Wireless internet access is available. The room is lined with Nebraska themed art work filling it with warmth and character. The Executive Boardroom can be added to this rental, when available, for an additional cost.

Executive Boardroom / Wild Rose Ranch

With versatile indoor and outdoor spaces, set in the midst of historic prairies, the Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch is a private and one-of-a-kind destination for your next meeting. This 18'x29' boardroom comfortably seats 12 with outside windows facing the Crane Trust pond and vast open prairie. There is also plenty of space for break out sessions.

Considering an overnight business retreat? The Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch has flexible per-person packages which eliminate surprise charges because everything is included in the rate – retreat planning, overnight lodging, meeting room rentals, audio-visual equipment, meals and a limited bar including beer and wine. You select the atmosphere as well – from casual country BBQ, standard catered meal to a formal private chef. 

Classroom / Wild Rose Ranch

The private Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch is a place unlike any other and we are excited to open our doors to you. The 30'x35' classroom/dining space seats 32 guests with round tables and 48 guests with rectangle tables. The classroom is situated with a deck out the back doors just off the Crane Trust pond and historic lands. A touchscreen television and other audio/visual tools are ready to go and there is a small discrete kitchen in the corner. 

Call 308.382.1820 for questions regarding rental, catering and other services!