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, Merritt Reservoir, McKelvie National Forest and Valentine NWR. The Prairie Club includes golf, a lodge and restaurant. (888) 402-1101. Frederick’s Peak is a new course. For Valentine info call (800) 658-4024.
For more information about Valentine-area attractions, contact the Valentine Visitor Center. (800) 658-4024 or visit online at http://visitvalentine.org/