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Merritt Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (402)-376-3320 Email: valentine.maintenance@ngps.ne.gov Distance: 7.94 miles

Merritt Dam, a feature of the Ainsworth Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, is on the Snake River 14 miles upstream from the confluence of the Snake and Niobrara Rivers. Recreation is managed by Nebraska Game and Parks. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, muskie, largemouth bass, crappie, and yellow perch. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing mo...

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Niobrara National Scenic River Park

Rank: 247 12 Activites Email: niobrara_nsr@nps.gov Distance: 24.97 miles

The Niobrara National Scenic River is not just the premier recreation river in Nebraska. It is a unique crossroads where many species of plants and animals coexist unlike anywhere else. High water quality and the relatively free-flowing nature of the Niobrara support diverse life while unique fossil-filled sandstone cliffs host over 200 waterfalls.

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Valentine National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (402)-376-3789 Email: FortNiobrara@fws.gov Distance: 25.55 miles

Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 71,516 acres in size is and located 20 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska. Numerous lakes, marshes, and grasslands provide habitat for many kinds of wildlife. The Refuge offers many activities for visitors including excellent bird watching, hiking, fishing, and upland game, deer, and waterfowl hunting.

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Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (402)-376-3789 Email: fortniobrara@fws.gov Distance: 28.55 miles

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19,131 acres in size and is located 4 miles east of the city of Valentine along the Niobrara River. The Refuge offers many activities for visitors. Bison, elk, deer, and prairie dogs can be seen along the wildlife drive at all times of the year. Interpretive displays at the visitor center describe the history and ecology of the area. Hiking tra...

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Fort Niobrara Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.01 miles

The Fort Niobrara Wilderness now contains a total of 4,635 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nebraska. In 1976 the Fort Niobrara Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Email: lacreek@fws.gov Distance: 57.96 miles

Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge is located in Bennett County in southwestern South Dakota. The Refuge lies in the shallow Lake Creek valley on the northern edge of the Nebraska sandhills and includes 16,410 acres of native sandhills, sub-irrigated meadows, impounded fresh water marshes...

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John W. And Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (402)-387-3789 Email: fortniobrara@fws.gov Distance: 63.86 miles

John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 2,400 acres in size. It was established in 1999 to preserve, restore, and enhance the ecological diversity and abundance of migratory and resident wildlife. The Refuge lies among the sandhills of Nebraska -- the largest remaining tract of mid- and tallgrass prairie in North America.

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Nebraska National Forests And Grasslands Park

10 Activites Email: nnf_info@fs.fed.us Distance: 85.09 miles

Welcome to NebraskaIn the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands you can find quiet, undeveloped spaces.  Solitude is closer than you think.  The Nebraska National Forest is where the east meets the west.  These large tracts of undeveloped land are the closest places for Midwesterners to hunt and play.  Non-motorized travel is unrestricted.

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Calamus Reservoir (Virginia Smith Dam) National Park

7 Activites Phone: (308)-346-5666 Email: calamus@ngpc.ne.gov Distance: 90.13 miles

Virginia Smith Dam (formerly called Calamus Dam) and Calamus Reservoir, North Loup Division, P-SMBP, are on the Calamus River in Nebraska. Recreation at the site is managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Fishing season is year round. Available species include walleye, wiper, white bass, northern pike, largemouth...

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Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (308)-635-7851 Email: cresentlake@fws.gov Distance: 101.22 miles

Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located approximately 28 miles north of Oshkosh, Nebraska. The Refuge was established in 1931 to help conserve waterfowl populations. It is located at the eastern edge of the Nebraska panhandle in Garden County, on the southwestern edge of the 19,000 square mile Nebraska sandhills. The sandhills are characterized by continuous grass and forb-cov...

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Badlands National Park

Rank: 77 6 Activites Email: badl_information@nps.gov Distance: 102.24 miles

The rugged beauty of the Badlands draws visitors from around the world. These striking geologic deposits contain one of the world's richest fossil beds. Ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here. The park's 244,000 acres protect an expanse of mixed-grass prairie where bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets live today.

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Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Rank: 243 1 Activites Email: mimi_information@nps.gov Distance: 104.18 miles

The Cold War was the defining historical event of the last half of the 20th century. It led to fear, panic, and distrust symbolized by a nuclear arms race between the United States and Soviet Union. The Minuteman Missile was an iconic weapon in the American nuclear arsenal. It held the power to destroy civilization, but acted as a nuclear deterrent which maintained peace and prevented war.

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Arcadia Diversion Dam National Park

5 Activites Phone: (308)-336-3341 Distance: 107.08 miles

Arcadia Diversion Dam is on the Middle Loup River about 8.5 miles upstream from Arcadia, Nebraska. The project is part of the Farwell Unit, Middle Loup Division of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. The area is managed by the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, 402-471-0641, for a wildlife management area. The site includes 777 land acres and 109 water acres and is home to pheasant, waterfowl...

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Lake Francis Case National Park

11 Activites Phone: (605)-487-7847 Distance: 117.82 miles

Fort Randall Dam, SD, located near Lake Andes in southeastern South Dakota along the Missouri River, is home to one of America's largest wintering concentrations of bald and golden eagles. The 19 recreation areas located around Lake Francis Case reservoir range from highly developed campgrounds and day use areas to primitive areas. Recreation opportunities at the lake include camping, picnicking,...

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Box Butte Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (308)-665-2930 Email: Fort.Robinson@ngpc.ne.gov Distance: 119.11 miles

Box Butte Dam and reservoir are features of the Mirage Flats Project. Recreation is managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by the Nebraska Game and Parks. Water is stored in Box Butte Reservoir, Mirage Flats Project, on the Niobrara River about 10 miles north of Hemingford, Nebraska. The reservoir lies in the arid western Niobrara River Valley in the northwestern section of the Nebraska Panhandle...

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Badlands Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 119.73 miles

The Badlands Wilderness now contains a total of 64,144 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Dakota. In 1976 the Badlands Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Lake Sharpe National Park

9 Activites Phone: (605)-245-2255 Distance: 122.85 miles

Big Bend Dam, SD takes its name from the unique bend in the Missouri River 7 miles upstream from the dam. At this point in its course, the Missouri makes almost a complete loop, traveling 25 miles before returning to the "neck" where the land is not quite a mile wide. The 19 Lake Sharpe recreation areas vary from primitive to highly developed and provide opportunities for camping, boating, picni...

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Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (605)-487-7603 Email: LakeAndes@fws.gov Distance: 125.02 miles

The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is comprised of Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes Wetland Management District (WMD). The Complex headquarters is located on the east shore of Lake Andes. Wildlife habitat on the Complex is extremely important to conservation of waterfowl, bald eagles, and grassland birds. The Complex occupies the southern portion of t...

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Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (605)-487-7603 Email: LakeAndes@fws.gov Distance: 125.26 miles

The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is comprised of Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes Wetland Management District (WMD). The Complex headquarters is located on the east shore of Lake Andes. Wildlife habitat on the Complex is extremely important to conservation of waterfowl, bald eagles, and grassland birds. The Complex occupies the southern portion of t...

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Sherman Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (308)-745-0230 Distance: 127.87 miles

Sherman Dam, Farwell Unit, P-SMBP, lies across Oak Creek, about 5 miles northeast of Loup City. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, northern pike, and channel and flathead catfish. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing extreme fluctuations. Reservoir peaks at 2,870 surface acres. Fishing season year-round.3,160 acres are open to pu...

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Davis Creek Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (308)-728-3221 Distance: 128.78 miles

Davis Creek Dam and Reservoir are features of the North Loup Division, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. Reservoir open 24 hours. Fair access roads. Available species include largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, yellow perch, channel catfish, and bullhead. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing extreme fluctuations. The reservoir has 1,145 water surface acres. Fishing season is year-round.Huntin...

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Lake Oahe National Park

14 Activites Phone: (605)-224-5862 Distance: 133.16 miles

Oahe Dam, SD takes its name from the Oahe Indian Mission established among the Lakota Sioux Indians in 1874. Lake Oahe extends from Pierre, SD to Bismarck, ND. The lake is 231 miles long, and has 2,250 miles of shoreline. The 51 recreation areas located around the reservoir offer camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, water skiing, swimming, bird watching, hiking, biking, and photography...

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Chimney Rock National Historic Site

3 Activites Phone: (308)-586-2581 Email: chimrock@scottsbluff.net Distance: 141.82 miles

Chimney Rock has become one of the most famous landmarks in the American West. This unique formation--the most noted on the Oregon Trail--has come to symbolize the greatest voluntary migration in the history of mankind. The site is adminstered by the Nebraska State Historical Society which operates the Ethel and Christopher J. Abbot Visitor Center at the Chimney Rock National Historic Site. The Vi...

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Soldier Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 144.68 miles

The Soldier Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 7,794 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nebraska. In 1986 the Soldier Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Angostura Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (605)-745-6996 Email: Angostura@state.sd.us Distance: 144.85 miles

The Angostura Dam and Reservoir are located at the southeast edge of the Black Hills on the Cheyenne River in southwestern South Dakota near the Nebraska border. The reservoir has approximately 4,407 water surface acres, 4,546 land acres and 42 miles of shoreline. Recreation on this reservoir is managed by the SD Department of Game, Fish and Parks for the Bureau of Reclamation and includes campg...

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