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Niobrara State Park, Niobrara

#24 of 40 in Nature in Nebraska
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Niobrara State Park is a public recreation area located at the confluence of the Missouri and Niobrara rivers in the northeast corner of Nebraska. The state park occupies river bluffs to the west of the village of Niobrara and the Niobrara River. The park includes the Niobrara River Bridge, a decommissioned railroad bridge listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A variety of animals, notably white-tailed deer and wild turkeys, roam the park by day, while at night, coyotes and whip-poor-wills mingle their cries and calls. The park is managed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
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  • Absolutely beautiful park! I can’t speak of the trails, as we just camped here overnight, but it was an exceptionally beautiful view from campsite number seven overlooking the river. It seemed each....  more »
  • I just drove through this park and stopped at several overlooks. I got great pictures, but did not see any wildlife.  more »
  • Great cabins, but when we checked in late the park supervisor was a little aggressive in collecting the money for the park fee. We gave him all the cash we had and said we would come down the office to pay the rest ($3). Instead, he sent someone knocking at our cabin door at 8am to collect their money. Startling and kind of strange. Overall a great experience at the park though.
  • Even though driving hours to avoid road closures we were not disappointed. Planning on coming back when it is cooler to explore more paths that are all over in the park. Staff was very knowledgable and helpful. Sorry we haven't come to explore sooner before the floods in March 2019.

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