Visitor Centers

Visitors look at exhibits in the visitor center, including a hands on table.
The Niobrara NSR Visitor Center exhibits tell many stories of the Niobrara.

NPS Photo/Kristen Maxfield

Niobrara National Scenic River Visitor Center
214 West Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201

The Visitor Center has exhibits, a hands-on table, a beautiful film, the NPS passport cancellation stamp, and a park ranger to help plan your visit and answer all of your questions. On summer weekends, there are frequently activities for kids (check the Calendar to see what is happening each weekend). It also has an Eastern National store featuring books, t-shirts, magnets, and fun items to help remember your visit.

 
Logo featuring the words "water" and "ways," with stylized blue and green water waves below them.

Coming Summer of 2018! Smithsonian's Museum on Mainstreet Water/Ways exhibit

Come explore the many relationships we have with water through this interactive exhibit that will be on display in the Visitor Center from June 23rd through August 3rd. This exhibition is made possible by Humanities Nebraska.

 

Partner Visitor Centers

The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Smith Falls State Park, and the Niobrara Valley Preserve all have visitor centers along the river. Operating hours may vary, so please call ahead.

Last updated: July 29, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

214 W US Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201

Phone:

(402) 376-1901

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