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.

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Kids watch the water at Fort Falls, Fort Niobrara NWR.

Kids’ Discovery Hike on NPLD!

Park rangers will present a Kids’ Discovery Hike on National Public Lands Day, September 24th, at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge.

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Nebraska’s Outlaw Trail Program

Prairie poet and storyteller Marci Broyhill will present the colorful characters of the past along Nebraska's Outlaw Trail (HWY 12).

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Mailing Address:

214 W US Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201


(402) 376-1901
Call us during regular business hours to speak directly with a park ranger.

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