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  • Niobrara National Scenic River

    Junior Ranger Program

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Smith Falls State Park
    • Fees: Free with $5 State Park entry fee
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 05/28/2017 to 08/27/2017

    Kids 6-12 (though all ages are welcome!) can join a park ranger for a hands-on program to discover some of the special things about the Niobrara NSR. Topics vary per week.

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What's Happening at Niobrara?

Special events kick off in April with Outdoor Family Fun Day followed by the spring River Cleanup in May. Early June brings National Trails Day. June also marks the beginning of ranger-led interpretive talks and guided hikes for the summer season. Look for rangers on the river, too. We are there to offer assistance, information or insight as needed.

Outdoor Family Fun Day
Kids try their hand at canoeing during the annual Outdoor Family Fun Day.

NPS Photo/Kristen Maxfield

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

214 W US Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201


(402) 376-1901

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