This campsite overlooks the Niobrara National Scenic River. Campers can explore the canyons and the prairie. Wildlife viewing may include deer, bison, eagles, hawks, songbirds, migrating birds, coyotes and porcupine. Mountain biking is allowed. This property abuts the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness area and campers must aquire permission from the Refuge to
This campsite overlooks the Niobrara National Scenic River. Campers can explore the canyons and the prairie. Wildlife viewing may include deer, bison, eagles, hawks, songbirds, migrating birds, coyotes and porcupine. Mountain biking is allowed. This property abuts the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness area and campers must aquire permission from the Refuge to access this Federal land. There are numerous outfitters for kayaking and canoeing the Niobrara River. Campsite owners offer private bison tours. This is a premier area for star gazing.
- Check in: After 3PM
- Check out: Before 2PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 2 nights
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out
- Response time: Within an hour
- Response rate: 100%
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Original Flavor Bison Jerky 3 oz
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Spicy Bison Jerky 3 oz package
Bison Jerky Bites, Spicy Flavor
Locally produced raw HONEY pint
One Pint Honey
Educational bison/prairie tour.
These tours will be best scheduled at sunrise or sunset and last approximatel...Read more
1 pound frozen bison burger
One pound of frozen bison burger. Lean and delicious! Don't overcook.
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Natural features you'll find at Scenic River Site in Nebraska.
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Wonderful stay in nebraska
I would highly recommend this campsite to anyone passing through this beautiful area of Nebraska. Vicky and Carl were very gracious hosts - offering us a tour of their bison herd as well as a lot of really interesting information about the area. They have two beautiful sites to choose from - ideally you would have a chance to experience both! And don’t forget to get some bison jerky. It’s excellent!
Incredible view, lovely hosts.
Incredible views from this private, gorgeous spot. The hosts went so far above and beyond, they were just lovely people. We loved the Bison tour and these incredible animals and the day we spent swimming in the Smith waterfalls and the Niobrara river. Just lovely.
Beautiful, quiet place to stay
What a beautiful, quiet, secluded spot! Absolutely loved it. Amazing view of the valley. We had so much fun with the dogs! Victoria was so accommodating and helpful. Perfect host!
The camping spot is more beautiful in person then the photos. Very private and secluded. Very quite and peaceful. I highly recommend. When we arrived Vicky greeted us with fresh tomatoes, bison jerky and information about Valitine. Carl came to our site in morning and picked us up in his truck and gave us a tour. He took us to see the Bison up close and personal. It was amazing. Carl is extremely knowledgeable and interesting. I highly recommend going on tour.
Fab views overlooking preserve!
Victoria & Carl’s campsite overlooking the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Preserve was the perfect spot for us and our 2 dogs for the holiday weekend! Our mini Skoolie made the drive in easily over the grass & straw path. the views are GORGEOUS and the site is private and serene.
we spent most of Saturday at in the Preserve and in the Niobrara River, thx for the recommendation! it was not crowded at all, and we were there on the 4th of July. we saw horses, deer, snakes, and prairie dogs! the river is wide and shallow, the surrounding trails are beautiful.
Peaceful, private, beautiful!
My wife, daughter, son in law and four grandchildren woke up each morning to the amazing views of the Niobrara river valley and to the sounds of turkey gobbling, and birds singing. This site is huge and the access was a breeze. We easily pulled a 27 foot camper in and had plenty of room for a tent and a large screen room. Privacy is another word to describe this site. We were a long way from the road and not another home or building was in sight making this one of our most peaceful camping experiences. Yet we were still minutes away from Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Smith Falls and the other attractions in the area.
We opted for the add on buffalo tour. Do it! The kids will love this! The land owner took us out to his private herd so
we could be up close and personal with these majestic animals. To be honest it was a little scary and amazing all at the same time to be so close to wild buffalo. The host was also very helpful answering our questions about buffalo, the areas wildlife and other attractions.