Niobrara National Scenic River, Nebraska
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Niobrara National Scenic River, Nebraska

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Nebraska,
  • Niobrara National Scenic River (Neb.)

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Edition Notes

StatementNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (16 p.) :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17744968M

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Learn About the Park. To become a National Scenic River, a river stretch must meet these basic criteria: be free-flowing* have a somewhat accessible, but mostly undeveloped, shoreline, and; clean water (or be managed to clean it). *Cornell Dam, near the beginning of the Niobrara NSR, is a low dam that was deemed acceptable for designation. The Niobrara National Scenic River enjoys high water quality, diverse life, and fossil-filled sandstone cliffs. This mile reach of the Niobrara River in northcentral Nebraska preserves an unusual Great Plains river and protects a unique ecological crossroads where six distinct ecosystems and their associated flora and fauna mix. The Niobrara National Scenic River is in north-central Nebraska, United States, approximately miles ( km) northwest of , Congress set aside 76 miles ( km) for preservation under the management of the National Park Service with assistance from the local Niobrara Council. Several "outstandingly remarkable values" have been designated to be protected along the Niobrara Location: Cherry, Keya Paha, Brown, and Rock . Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Niobrara National Scenic River. Last-minute getaway? Camping near Niobrara National Scenic River is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences.

Nov 10,  · The Niobrara National Scenic River is a great place to spend time floating, canoeing, kayaking, or tanking. The River corridor is home to many species of turtles, birds, and mammals. There is a fee to use the National Park Service launches, but the fees are reasonable. Great 5/5(36). Niobrara River. Perhaps the epitome of a prairie river, the Niobrara is known as a biological crossroads. Although passing primarily through private land, it also flows through the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge and the largest single holding of The Nature Conservancy where bison have been reintroduced. Feb 14,  · Contact Information: Niobrara National Scenic River. Box O'Neill, NE / Location: The Niobrara runs from eastern Wyoming all the way across Nebraska to the town of Niobrara, where it flows into the Missouri River. A mile ( km) stretch of the Niobrara River in central Nebraska, from the town of Valentine east to Nebraska State Highway , has been designated as the Niobrara National Scenic River since It is managed by the Department of the Interior (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and National Park Service) to protect the water quality, geologic, paleontologic, fish & wildlife, scenic and Country: United States.

Nov 10,  · The Niobrara National Scenic River has a visitor center in Valentine, NE, which is a good place to plan your trip, see a film, get a map and/or talk to a park ranger. Most of the river banks are privately owned, so you need to plan your put-in, take-out and stops around public access points.5/5(36). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Niobrara National Scenic River - W Highway 20, Valentine, Nebraska - Rated based on 84 Reviews "This should be a must-do for anyone on the /5(84). Niobrara vegetation map. This vegetation map of Niobrara ( mb) is a composite of two different maps and shows the various types of ecosystems that you’ll find at Niobrara National Scenic River – mostly prairie and coniferous forest. and more!.