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Ogallala's Soap Box Joyride
Ogallala's Soap Box Joyride

Two speed racers have climbed into their little rockets on wheels, boldly braving the whipping wind racing across Ogallala. These helmeted riders are all of 9 years old, but the boy and girl both have the steely-eyed determination of veteran NASCAR road warriors as they stare down a 34-foot dive

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Chappell Lake
Chappell Lake

Catch Largemouth Bass, Catfish and Walleye Chappell Lake is just north of the interchange and offers fishing, native grasses, wildflowers and public rest rooms.  For more information, call Chappell Tourist Information at (308) 874-2401 or visit www.chappellne.org.

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Oregon Trail Golf Course & Campground
Oregon Trail Golf Course & Campground

Camping and Golf on Sutherland Reservoir Oregon Trail Golf Course is a nine-hole course and campground on the north shore of Sutherland Reservoir with RV hook-ups and campsites. (308) 386-4653 For more information, contact the Sutherland Chamber of Commerce at (308) 386-4617 or visit

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Sutherland Reservoir
Sutherland Reservoir

Swim, Camp, Birdwatch and Fish in Sutherland Reservoir One mile south of town, Sutherland Reservoir offers swimming, camping and fishing. The area has good wildlife habitat, and bald eagles use it as a winter feeding area. For more information, contact the Sutherland Chamber of C

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Golf Courses in North Platte
Golf Courses in North Platte

Gaggle of Golf Courses in North Platte.  Play them all! North Platte offers three 18-hole golf courses: Iron Eagle, (308) 535-6730; Lake Maloney, (308) 532-9998; and Rivers Edge, (308) 534-7550, as well as a nine-hole course, Indian Meadows, (308) 532-6955. For more information about

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Potter's Pasture Mountain Bike Trail
Potter's Pasture Mountain Bike Trail

Mountain Biking in Western Nebraska IT’S A BEAUTIFUL fall Sunday afternoon at Potter’s Pasture. Four riders on mountain bikes are lined up, adrenaline pumping, ready to begin the Ride-Run-Ride biathlon. Steve Potter, the honorary starter with two cracked ribs, hoarsely calls

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Frederick Peak Golf Course
Frederick Peak Golf Course

New Golf Club Valentine Valentine has a new 10-hole public course opening during the summer of 2016. Frederick Peak is set in scenic hills and was designed by golfing legend Tom Lehman. The origin of the name of the landmark peak north of Valentine is uncertain. One tale recounts a settler by

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The Prairie Club
The Prairie Club

Three scenic courses await golfers at the world-class Prairie Club in the sand hills south of Valentine near Merritt Reservoir The Prairie Club is a world-class links style golf club south of Valentine. It has two 18-hole courses and a 10-hole course along the Snake River. The “Dunes”

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Valentine Family Aquatic Center
Valentine Family Aquatic Center

Swim and Splash in Aquatic Center For more big splashes, head to the Valentine Family Aquatic Center, where a spiral water slide, cargo nets, lily pads and diving wells will provide hours of watery fun. Open 1-7 p.m. daily, June 1 through the end of August. Cost is $3 per person per day. Family,

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The Cowboy Trail - Rails to Trails Biking & Hiking
The Cowboy Trail - Rails to Trails Biking & Hiking

The Cowboy Trail stretches from Norfolk to Valentine. The crushed limestone trail follows the gentle hills and curves of an abandoned railroad. Its longest and most spectacular bridge is just outside Valentine, soaring 148 feet above the Niobrara River. The trail is open a half-hour before sunri

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Niobrara National Scenic River
Niobrara National Scenic River

Nebraska's Best River to Canoe The “Heart City” is near the Niobrara National Scenic River. Outfitters provide everything needed for fun floating. Five miles east of Valentine on Highway 12, bison and elk roam Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. Attractions include, Smith Falls, Merrit

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Thedford Golf Course
Thedford Golf Course

Golf and Enjoy Scenic Middle Loup River Thedford Golf Course is a nine-hole public course overlooking the Middle Loup River. Cart rental available. (308) 645-2233 For more information on Thedford area attractions, contact Thomas County Tourism at 308-645-2715 or visit www.tourthomascou

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Mullen Golf Club
Mullen Golf Club

Public Golf Course in Mullen Mullen also has a fine public nine-hole course on the west edge of town called Mullen Golf Club. (308) 546-2446

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Dismal River Club - Jack Nicklaus Golf Course
Dismal River Club - Jack Nicklaus Golf Course

Mullen Golf Course Designed by Jack Nicklaus The Nebraska Sandhills are also home to the world-class Dismal River Golf Club. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this is links golf: rugged, windblown, hard and fast. The course is located two miles south and 17 miles southwest of Mullen. (308) 546-2900. Mulle

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Sand Hills Golf Club
Sand Hills Golf Club

Golf in the Geographic Heat of the Sandhills Mullen sits at the geographic heart of the Sandhills. For a region known for its striking beauty, it’s appropriate that one of the world’s best golf courses stretches out across the land here. Sand Hills Golf Club is an 18-hole private golf c

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Parks in Alliance
Parks in Alliance

Alliance Offers Beautiful City Parks With 140 acres of public space, Alliance is proud of its extensive park system. Central Park is the city’s oldest, and its Central Park Fountain is on the National Register of Historic Places. Other Alliance parks include Laing Lake and Bower Park, and t

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Legend Buttes Golf Course
Legend Buttes Golf Course

Best Nine-Hole Golf Course in Nebraska Legend Buttes Golf Course was named Nebraska’s top nine-hole course by Nebraska Golfer magazine. For more information about Crawford area attractions, contact the Crawford Chamber of Commerce at (866) 665-1817 or visit www.crawfordnebraska.

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Oshkosh Swimming & Golf
Oshkosh Swimming & Golf

Swim and Play Golf in Oshkosh Other local attractions include the Oshkosh Swimming Pool, 200 E. First St., which offers free swimming in a heated pool; the Oshkosh Country Club, a nine-hole course near the North Platte River, one mile south of town on Highway 27; and the Garden County Museum.&nbs

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Prairie Winds Community Center
Prairie Winds Community Center

Travelers to Bridgeport Welcome to Work Out and Shower Travelers are welcome to use the exercise room and shower at Prairie Winds Community Center on North Main Street. For more information, contact the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce at (308) 262-1825 or visit www.bridgeportneb.com.

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Bridgeport State Recreation Area
Bridgeport State Recreation Area

Waterski, Camp, Fish and Hike Near Bridgeport, Nebraska Just off Highways 26 and 92 on the west edge of town, Bridgeport State Recreation Area offers primitive camping, hiking, fishing, swimming and waterskiing. It is open year-round. A state park entry permit is required. For more information,

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