Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Life Jackets Required!By Nebraska State law, all children 12 years old and younger must WEAR a USCG approved life jacket to float the Niobrara NSR. Anyone over 12 years old must HAVE a life jacket. If you are renting equipment, your outfitter will provide them.
High E. coli levels in the riverAfter the recent rain events, high E. coli bacteria readings have been found in five areas along the river. Although E. coli tends to disappear within a few days, please avoid swallowing river water. https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/general/index.html