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

    Niobrara

    National Scenic River Nebraska

Accessibility

River access is difficult for wheelchair users. Public access ramps are steep and either graveled or a mixture of sand and gravel atop an anchored Miraweb (black plastic) base. The USFWS constructed an accessible ramp in 2006 just below the Cornell Bridge on the east bank of the river. There is, however, no accessible take-out point downstream at this time.

Please call the USFWS (402) 376-3789 or the NPS (402) 376-1901 for advice/information regarding floating the river for the disabled.

 
Access Ramp at FWS
In 2006 the USFWS constructed a ramp to assist the disabled to reach the river
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Hybrid aspen leaf

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...