Valentine, Nebraska

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Valentine, Nebraska, USA

Recreation in Valentine, Nebraska

State Parks

Lakes & Marinas

  • Merritt Reservoir
    25 miles southwest of Valentine, Valentine, NE 69201
    North-central Sandhills
    402-489-8197, 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
    28 miles southwest on Nebrasla 97
    308-376-3320, 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
    88897 State Highway 97, Valentine, NE 69201
    402-376-1361, 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
    324 North Wood Street, Valentine, NE 69201
    402-376-1764, Deer and turkey hunting and canoe and tubing trips along the Niobrara River. more info

Rafting & Canoeing

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

  • Little Outlaw Canoe, Tube & Kayak Rentals
    1005 East Highway 20, Valentine, NE 69201
    402-376-1822, 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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