Niobrara National Scenic River, Valentine

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Niobrara National Scenic River is a national park site established in 1991 through the support of some of the local residents. One of the 1/4 of 1% of US rivers protected under the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, the land on each side of the river is owned by private individuals or other organizations. It is well known for tubing, canoeing, and kayaking, but is also significant for its free-flowing water, incredible scenery, hundreds of small but beautiful waterfalls, unusual variety of plants and wildlife, and world-class fossil resources.
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  • As always, the rangers here were ridiculously kind. My boys did the Junior Ranger program, we hiked at Smith Falls State Park, and we drove to the Niobrara Wildlife Refuge. Lots to do!  more »
  • we had read about this drive,so decided to drive it,it was a beautiful drive lots of stop off places,even had a picnic on the way,if ever in this area take a side trip and do it,it worth the drive  more »
  • An evening walk. We hoped to spot a bison or two, but did not. So we walked few miles in the Nature Reserve and found a lovely peaceful and unspoiled countryside. The Niobrara is one of this country's...  more »
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