• The Niobrara National Scenic river comes alive with color in the fall.

    Niobrara

    National Scenic River Nebraska

History & Culture

Bruce and Charity

Andrew & Charity Bruce, founders of the mill at Rocky Ford.

The Niobrara Council

In this land of many ecosystems, human history is ruled by the powerful forces of nature. Follow the links above to discover how people have learned to live here over the millenia and what they left behind.

Did You Know?

Paleontologist displays fossil rhino vertebra

The Niobrara River valley has several globally and nationally significant fossil mammal sites. Paleontologists have found mammals such as camels, horses, mastodons and rhinos. Click "More" to visit the Niobrara National Scenic River "Fossils" page. More...