Valentine Area

The “Heart City” is near the Niobrara National Scenic River. 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.

Cherry County Tourism

Valentine Area

Member of the WNTC

Ainsworth Municipal

Ainsworth Area

Arthur Bowring Ranch State Historical Park

Valentine Area
Arthur Bowring Ranch State Historical Park is a 7,202-acre ranch. Buildings and grounds are open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The grounds are open from 9 a.m. to sunset the rest of the year.

Blue Mood Ridge B&B

Valentine
10 Blue Moon Ridge Rd.
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-8090

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Buer Ranch Lodge

Valentine
90296 Berry Bridge Rd.
Valentine NE 90296

402-322-0314

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Cody’s Country Cabin

Cody
US Hwy 20.
Cody NE 69211

402-823-4182

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Comfort Inn

Valentine
101 Main St
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-3300

Deer Park Country Club

Valentine Area

Econo Lodge & Suites

Valentine
340 E. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-3131

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Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

Valentine Area
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is home to herds of bison and elk. A 3.5-mile driving tour provides up close views. The bison are often encountered crossing the refuge road. While near the herds, stay in your car. A bison bull can weigh a ton and moves with astonishing speed.

Frederick Peak Golf Club

Valentine Area
Frederick Peak is set in scenic hills and was designed by golfing legend Tom Lehman.

Heartland Elk Guest Ranch

Valentine
114 Lake Shore Dr.
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-1124

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Lord Ranch Resort

Valentine
38946 State Spur 16 B
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-5984 or 800-270-0181

Merritt Trading Post Resort

Valentine
HC 32 Box 23
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-3437

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Motel Raine

Valentine
618 W. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-2030 or 800-999-3066

Niobrara National Scenic River

Valentine Area

Canoeing, Kayaking, Tanking, Tubing,

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Niobrara River Ranch Trail Rides

Valentine Area
In the heart of rodeo land lies Niobrara River Ranch Trail Rides, with over a dozen horses in a 2-hour journey of 4.3 miles in this paradise. The ride rolls over canyons, through forests and grasslands, and explores the awesome Niobrara River.

Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest

Valentine Area

Camping, Hiking, Hunting,

Schlagel Creek Ranch

Valentine
US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-2679

Super 8 Motel

Valentine
223 E. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-1250

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The Niobrara Lodge

Valentine
830 E. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-3000 or 877-376-3003

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The Prairie Club

Valentine Area

Trade Winds Motel

Valentine
1009 E. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-1600

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Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

Valentine Area

Valentines Niobrara Lodge

Valentine
803 E. US Hwy 20
Valentine NE 69201

402-376-3000 or 877-376-3003

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