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, 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., or the National Park Service, (402) 376-1901.