Not Ordinary, Extraordinary
The Niobrara National Scenic River is not just the premier recreation river in Nebraska. It is a unique crossroads where many species of plants and animals coexist unlike anywhere else. High water quality and the relatively free-flowing nature of the Niobrara support diverse life while unique fossil-filled sandstone cliffs host over 200 waterfalls.
Current River Condtions
Check out the river conditions using real-time data. See what the river is literally "up to".Read More
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River Management Plan
Your input is valuable in managing your National Park. Learn more about the process of the ongoing River Management Plan and how you can comment here.Read More
Plan Your Visit
Every year 1,000s come to canoe, kayak, or tube the Niobrara. From solitude to a social experience; find everything you need to plan your visit today.Read More
Did You Know?
Geologists have documented well over 200 waterfalls within the Niobrara River Valley. The tallest known falls is Smith Falls, which cascades 63 feet over a sandstone cliff. Click "More" to visit the Niobrara National Scenic River "Waterfalls & Springs" page. More...