Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes
Some insects can be nuisances, but the variety of colorful butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies only adds to your visit to the scenic river.
Throughout its length, the Niobrara supports over 75 species of dragonflies and damselflies, as well as nearly twice that number of butterfly species.
Did You Know?
An unusual hybrid of aspen occurs in a few isolated canyons in the Niobrara River valley -- a remnant of the last ice age. Click "More" to visit the Niobrara National Scenic River "Plants" page. More...