Niobrara Canoe Launch

Area Status: Open

Located on State Spur 16F at the Niobrara River Bridge, this is a day use site on the Niobrara River for launching small water craft.  


At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 / 7 unless closed due to hazardous conditions.
Reservations: First Come First Serve
Fees: No fee
Usage: Light
Water: No.
Restroom: No.
Information Center: Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest, 

General Information


From Highway 20, turn south on State Spur 16F at Nenzel and go 9 miles.

General Notes:

The closest amenities are located in Valentine, Nebraska.

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Float the Niobrara River by non-motorized means (tanks, tubes, kayaks, canoes, etc.).

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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