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Reserve a spot at the fantastic Fishberry Campground in Valentine Nebraska. With spacious RV and camping sites, on site ponds and horse lodging options, this campground is an excellent option for visitors to Nebraska. In addition, this site has plenty of recreational activities available at the nearby Niobrara River, as well as the nearby Smith Falls State Park with its amazing 70 foot waterfall.
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Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
Visitors to Nebraska that are interested in the prehistoric history of the region should be sure to visit this park. The Ashfall Fossil Beds have some amazing examples of prehistoric animals that inhabited the region. Visitors can see the complete skeletons of massive rhinos, horses and camels as they are being uncovered by paleontologists. Children will love the fossil dig table, and the park also has plenty of trails for outdoor recreation.
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Chimney Rock is one of the most famous landmarks in the American West. Americans that traveled west on the Oregon Trial, the Mormon Trail and the California Trail all noted this natural formation as an important and awe-inspiring landmark along the way. Today visitors can experience this same sense of awe during a visit to the Chimney Rock National Historic Site. Beyond exploring the site or taking a guided tour, Chimney Rock National Historic Site also has a wealth of information about the history of the natural formation, as well as information about the migrations west.
The Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail
This recreational trail was once the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad right-of-way, now it is the longest rail-to-trail conversion in the country. Visitors to Nebraska can travel along the 195 miles of completed trail. Once complete the trail will travel for 321 miles. As visitors travel along the Cowboy Trail they will have the opportunity to explore many communities, as well as truly experience the beautiful Nebraska scenery.
Fort Robinson State Park
Visitors to this Nebraska state park can enjoy a wide variety of activities from exploring the region's beautiful scenery to learning about the old west. Fort Robinson played an important role in the old west, it was the site of the Cheyenne Outbreak and was the site of the death of Crazy Horse. Today visitors can learn all about the history at the museum, which also has information on the region's prehistoric period. Fort Robinson State Park also offers tours in horse drawn carriages, and visitors can see the parks herds of longhorns and bison.
Niobrara River Valley
The beautiful Niobrara River Valley is filled with activities for visitors to enjoy. This river is an excellent spot to enjoy canoe trips down the river. During the summer the low water level makes for a fun and relaxing canoeing experience. The river valley is also home to Smith Falls State Park, where visitors can hike to see the beautiful Smith Falls. Visitors can also hike in the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge or see the bison at the Fort Niobrara Wildlife Refuge.
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Scotts Bluff stands 800 feet above the landscape below. Visitors to the park have the opportunity to learn how the bluff has been a landmark for travelers throughout history, including those on the Oregon Trail and the Pony Express Trail. There are a wide variety of ways for visitors to explore the park including driving the Summit Road, taking the guided Summit Shuttle, hiking on the Saddle Rock, North Overlook and South Overlook Trails. Those visitors that want to experience the history of the area can walk on the Oregon Trail Pathway to see what remains of the trail.