Valentine, Nebraska

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Valentine, Nebraska, USA

Recreation in Valentine, Nebraska

State Parks

Lakes & Marinas

  • Merritt Reservoir 402-489-8197
    25 miles southwest of Valentine, Valentine, NE 69201
    North-central Sandhills
    Enjoy swimming and fishing at the reservoir or bunk up in one of the cozy cabins which are situated next to the lake. more info  map

Recreation Areas

  • Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area 308-376-3320
    28 miles southwest on Nebrasla 97
    This sparkling reservior, set in the midst of the Sandhills, blocks the Snake River. Almost 3,000 acres of water are part of the grounds. Park entry permit is required. more info  map


  • Prairie Club, The 402-376-1361
    88897 State Highway 97, Valentine, NE 69201
    Situated on the rim of the Snake River Canyon, the Prairie Club features three golf courses, a 17-acre practice facility, fully-stocked pro shop, dining options, 31... more info

Outfitters & Guides

  • Rock Barn Outfitters 402-376-1764
    324 North Wood Street, Valentine, NE 69201
    Deer and turkey hunting and canoe and tubing trips along the Niobrara River. more info

Rafting & Canoeing

  • Brewer's Canoes 402-376-2046
    433 East Hghway 20, Valentine, NE 69201
    Enjoy a canoeing adventure down the Niobrara! more info

  • Little Outlaw Canoe, Tube & Kayak Rentals 402-376-1822
    1005 East Highway 20, Valentine, NE 69201
    Little Outlaw has been outfitting on the Niobrara River for more than 20 years. Two-, four- and six-hour tubing trips are available daily. more info


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