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Smith Falls State Park
Smith Falls State Park

Nebraska's Tallest Waterfalls Of the Niobrara River Valley’s many waterfalls, the tallest is Smith Falls, 15 miles northeast of Valentine on Highway 12, then four miles south on a marked county road. The spring-fed falls drop 70 feet and flow out to bolster the Niobrara River. Th

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Chadron State Park
Chadron State Park

Nebraska's Oldest State Park Offers Wilderness Fun Founded in 1921, Chadron State Park is Nebraska’s oldest state park, encompassing nearly 1,000 acres of Pine Ridge wilderness. Located nine miles south of Chadron on Highway 385, the park offers trout fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biki

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Fort Robinson
Fort Robinson
Fort Robinson State Park & Post Playhouse

Nebraska's Largest State Park - Where Crazy Horse Surrendered Fort Robinson State Park is three miles west of Crawford on Highway 20. It began in 1874 as a military camp at the Red Cloud Indian Agency. Now, the park is one of Nebraska’s most popular attractions. Lakota warrior Crazy Horse

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Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway
Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway
Highway 20 - Valentine to the Wyoming Border

The Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway cuts a 200 mile long path near the northern border of Western Nebraska, from Valentine to the Wyoming border beyond Harrison.  It's wide open country, dotted with world class surprises. To start with, near Valentine, you'll find the Niobrara National Scen

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Ash Hollow State Park
Ash Hollow State Park
Follow in the Wagon Tracks of the Pioneers.

Photo by Steve & Bobbi Olson Modern travelers descend into the North Platte Valley by an easy grade. Pioneers faced a steeper route. To this day, Windlass Hill at Ash Hollow State Park bears the scars from the countless wagons that made the steep descent. Visitors can follow a paved walki

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