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

    Niobrara

    National Scenic River Nebraska

Management

Facilitating Care of and Protection for Niobrara NSR

Unlike many national parks, the National Park Service does not own any land along the Niobrara, but it is charged with managing protection of the nationally significant nature and recreation through partnerships with and facilitation of landowner stewardship efforts. The NPS is responsible for 67 miles of the NSR outside Fort Niobrara Refuge boundaries with US Fish & Wildlife Service managing the NSR through their refuge.

NPS staff provides exertise in Natural and Cultural Resource Management, Interpretation and Education, and Visitor and Resource Protection towards the goal of sustained river resource protection for this and future generations.

The plans listed below demonstrate how the NPS plans to accomplish their mission at Niobrara NSR.

 

Did You Know?

Fog rises above the Niobrara River near Valentine, NE

The Niobrara River is the longest river in Nebraska (its total length is 535 miles and it begins in Wyoming). A segment of the middle Niobrara has been designated by Congress as a Wild and Scenic River. More...