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Phone Number: +1 402-376-1822
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Rocky Forge outfitters family tubing trip

Our group booked our reservation for the 14 person cabin in January and took advantage of the 10% discount. We arrived and had no issues getting checked in. The roads are not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
JKost84
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Our group booked our reservation for the 14 person cabin in January and took advantage of the 10% discount. We arrived and had no issues getting checked in. The roads are not marked well and taking the long way out is by far the best. The short route is very rough, pot holes, and not safe for non 4x4. Once... More 

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Moss Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Designated a National Scenic River, this is such a peaceful place. I hear that it can get pretty busy on the week-end though; we went on a week-day. Lots of birds to see, even a bald eagle perched upon the cliff over the river. It was a definite highlight. We kayaked and enjoyed stopping a couple of times along the... More 

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Thank S W
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The cabin is located right on the road to enter Smith Falls State Park from the North. We visited the park during the day when we were not tubing the river. It was a great way to keep the kids active and cool on a very hot day. We stayed in the Oak Cabin. We had 20 people and everyone... More 

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Kimball, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We have been coming to the niobrara river ranch now for three years. We always get great service and have a blast. Cabins are nice and Lee and his whole staff are always helpful and are easy to get along with

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Lincoln, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Lee, Kelly and staff were simply amazing. Even better than the amazing customer service, was the beautiful views from the cabins. We had major issues at another lodging facility located south of Valentine. We contacted Niobrara River Ranch and Lee immediately made sure that our trip wasn’t ruined. He met us at the cabin explained the rates, showed us around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Just spent a few days at Niobrara River Ranch. I am from Michigan and I have never visited Nebraska before. My best friend from High School has a good friend that owns the ranch and with our two 26 year old daughters we made our annual pilgrimage there. We stayed at Walnut cabin which has gorgeous views,new appliances, several big... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Visited Nebraska many time over the decades and somehow missed this gem.We stopped in the visitor's censer and headed off with a plan to camp the night. Within the first 30 minutes of exploring some of the roads a heard of elk and buffalo were spotted and observed. A visit to Smith Falls and the river were beautiful and my... More 

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Laredo, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wow, what a beautiful place to visit (Niobrara). It was a nice campground right on the river, next to a scenic looking bridge, and the bugs were out in force! My family and I had a good time. My kids gave it an 8 on a 10 scale, where I gave it a 5 on a ten scale. The NRR... More 

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Thank Anonymousker
Columbus, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Our stay at the NIobrara River Ranch will go down in our book as one of the best trips we've ever had. The cabins were clean and comfortable with an amazing view of the NIobrara valley where we enjoyed the peace and quiet and wildlife from our back door. We watched elk graze and meander up the ridge in the... More 

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Brighton, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We canoed the Niobrara River this past month. We rented a canoe from Little Outlaw in Valentine, Nebraska and they also provided the shuttle. This is an easy float for beginners but as you head further downstream there are a few interesting riffles as well. You'd never believe you were in Nebraska, it seems more like the foothills of Colorado... More 

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