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Niobrara River

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Nature at its best

Our stay at the NIobrara River Ranch will go down in our book as one of the best trips we've ever... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
Kirstyn L
Columbus, Nebraska
Canoeing the Niobrara

We canoed the Niobrara River this past month. We rented a canoe from Little Outlaw in Valentine... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2015
Brighton, Colorado, United States
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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...More

Thank Kirstyn L
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....More

1  Thank SSwnto
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Bring aqua shoes. That is the one tip I give. That being said, the trip is pretty scenic, fun and relaxing. Four hours is a good ballpark, only if you don't stop much at all. Plan for 5-6 and pack accordingly. Make sure to stop...More

2  Thank Dominic G
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Our initial idea to stay the night and continue toward SD's Badlands National Park were changed when we read about the beautiful area surrounding Valentine. What a gem! We hiked to 3 waterfalls and the kids (ages 12, 8 and 4) were able to manage...More

1  Thank 3K1M
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The first 4 hours of the float is definitely the most scenic. After that it is your typical Midwestern river....grass and a few trees on the banks. Very easy to kayak, only paddling was to correct your direction! I would call someone to see how...More

2  Thank luv2vacationIowa
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I have traveled for business for over 30 years. I have stayed at various motels/hotels ranging from the Ritz Carlton to the local Mom and Pop variety. I have always liked to see pictures of any place I might be staying as I don't like...More

4  Thank dfs26
Reviewed 9 April 2015

It's a really peaceful area and relaxing and you'll have the time of your life...BUT.... I'll warn you about one thing CONCERNING THE RIVER.and please take it to heart from my own experience. PLEASE DO NOT MAKE FUN OF THE RIVER. EVER. While your canoeing/rafting...More

6  Thank Randy V
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We are book again for another weekend in the Oak Cabin for kayaking and tubing. Niobrara River Ranch is a great place to stay. We have stayed in every cabin at least once except Walnut and this will be our third time in Oak and...More

4  Thank Vic C
Reviewed 20 August 2014

My husband and I stayed in Love, Nebraska on our way to Yellowstone. We had a great time and kayaked down the Niobrara River. It was awesome and we got to see deer along the river as we kayaked by. I highly recommend if you...More

1  Thank TravelinTiff
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We have a large group of women stay with Lee, "the fiesty cowboy" as we like to call him, at his NRR cabins every year. We have had as few as 5 and up to 17 one year. 6 years now to be exact and...More

7  Thank Brenda T
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