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Temporary campsite closure scheduled at Niobrara SP

LINCOLN, Neb. – Standard and tent campsites at Niobrara State Park will close for road construction July 11 and reopen July 13 at 3 p.m. Contractors will mill the road cracks on the bottom of the 3-mile loop and mill the top half for paving. The RV campground will be fog-coated during this same period, and the road from the park entrance booth to the RV campground will be milled and resurfaced. Contact the park for more information at 402-857-3373.

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Niobrara SP to be without power June 4

LINCOLN, Neb. – Electricity to Niobrara State Park will be shut off from 1-5 p.m. on June 4 so the Nebraska Public Power District can work on a substation near Lynch. The park’s pool will be closed all day and the cabins and RV campground will be without power. Power will be off from Lynch east to the Niobrara River. The park’s pool should be open by June 10.

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Enjoy Events in September at Niobrara SP

LINCOLN – Throughout September, Niobrara State Park (SP) will hold a variety of family-friendly events for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Scheduled events are: — Sept. 2, National Park Service Presents: Missouri National Recreational River – A National Park: Learn more about the Missouri National Recreational River and its history as a park. — Sept. 3, Buffalo Cookout and Nebraska Humanities Program: Music of the Plains: David Marsh will share stories and songs about the pioneers who settled the Plains. …

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Enjoy Events in August at Niobrara State Park

LINCOLN – Niobrara State Park will host a variety of fun and educational events for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages during August. Scheduled events are: • Aug. 6, Waterfowl Hunting/Cold-Water Hypothermia Safety Class: Bring your chest waders and hunting gear and practice water safety in the controlled environment of the park’s swimming pool. • Aug. 12, National Park Service Presents “Discover the Real Missouri:” Learn more about the Missouri National Recreational River. • Aug. 12-14, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Powwow: …

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Enjoy Events in July at Niobrara State Park

LINCOLN – Throughout July, Niobrara State Park will hold a variety of family-friendly events for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Scheduled events are: • July 1, National Park Service (NPS) Presents “MNRR – a National Park:” Learn more about the Missouri National Recreational River, and visit with rangers about the events that led to the establishment of a section of the river as a park. • July 2, Buffalo Cookout: The evening will feature country music performed by John and …

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Enjoy Events in June at Niobrara State Park

LINCOLN – Throughout June, Niobrara State Park will hold a variety of family-friendly events for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Scheduled events are: • June 11, National Park Service Special Event: Children will participate in interactive activities at an educational trailer. • June 17, National Park Service presents “Life on the Missouri:” Learn more about the historic people and river craft of North America’s longest river. • June 18, Buffalo Cookout: The meal will be served at 6 p.m. at …

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BioBlitz Walks on May 14 and 21 to Benefit Wildlife Conservation

LINCOLN – Ordinary people become “citizen scientists” during a BioBlitz walk, four of which are being held for the first time in Nebraska this May. During a BioBlitz event, participants find and identify as many species of plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms as possible in a specific area. The information collected is passed on to wildlife biologists and conservationists, who use it to track populations of different species. “Participating in these hands-on studies is a fun and exciting way …

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Plans Being Finalized for Road Repair at Niobrara State Park

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Department of Roads are finalizing plans for repairs to the asphalt roads within Niobrara State Park (SP). An asphalt overlay of the entire park road system – approximately 7¾ miles – is proposed. Road conditions within the park have deteriorated, and park officials have identified a road rehabilitation project as a top priority. The Department of Roads coordinates program design and construction. Design work has been completed and the …

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Nice Getaway on WOWT 6 Outdoors

On this week’s WOWT 6 Weekly Outdoor Report, we’re highlighting a nice late summer or Labor Day weekend getaway for you and your family. It’s one of Nebraska’s scenic state parks. Look at the Game and Parks photo below, recognize it with the cabins? It’s a wonderful outdoor atmosphere with a lot to experience. We’re heading to Niobrara State Park in northeastern Nebraska! Find out more information about it on my Weekly Outdoor Report that airs LIVE on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News …

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Outdoor Educational Rendezvous Set for May 8 at Niobrara State Park

LINCOLN – Northeast Nebraska’s Niobrara State Park will become an outdoor classroom May 8 at the fourth annual Outdoor Educational Rendezvous at Niobrara State Park. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., school students, teachers, home-school families, parents and guardians will get an outdoor education from 40 master naturalist programs and activities such as fishing, archery, tomahawk throwing, Native American culture, mountain man programs, horseback riding, taxidermy and raptor release. Ecologists Jasmine Cutter and Dillon Blankenship will present the program “Prairies are All …

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