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For a free park brochure/map, e-mail us; call (402) 376-1901 or write to:

Niobrara National Scenic River
214 W. US Highway 20
Valentine NE 69201


Site Bulletins

The following National Park Service publications are available for download in PDF format:

Niobrara National Scenic River official map

Geology - Details of the rock strata seen along the river.

River Characteristics:

Paddler's Chart - Brief descriptions of 6 stretches of the river.

River Guide 1 - Borman Bridge to Ft. Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

River Guide 2 - Ft. Niobrara NWR to Berry Bridge

River Guide 3 - Berry Bridge to Brewer Bridge

River Guide 4 - Brewer Bridge to Rocky Ford

River Guide 5 - Rocky Ford to Norden Bridge

River Guide 6 - Norden Bridge to Meadville

**Please note that we do not provide written river guides for the eastern half of the river past Meadville. This section is very shallow, has few amenities (such as campgrounds, etc.), and is not recommended for anyone who is not skilled at reading the river channel. If you wish to float the eastern half of the river, please call a park ranger at 402-376-1901 for more information.

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Last updated: March 9, 2017

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Mailing Address:

214 W US Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201


(402) 376-1901

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