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


    National Scenic River Nebraska

Parks & Museums


There are a number of local museums where you can learn the fascinating history of the river and sandhills region. Valentine is home to the Cherry County Historical Society Museum and Centennial Hall, the town's original high school built in 1897 and now housing twelve rooms of exhibits. Go to the Valentine Chamber of Commerce for more information.

The Keya Paha County Historical society is located in Springview; visit the Springview community website for more information.

Explore the following links for information on city parks, golf courses, and other recreational facilities.

Valentine Chamber of Commerce

Springview community website

Ainsworth community website

Did You Know?

Smith Falls

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...