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Ainsworth, Nebraska

  • Niobrara Valley Preserve

    Niobrara Valley Preserve

    The Niobrara Valley Preserve of the Nature Conservancy is a 50,000 acre area dedicated to preserving a unique biological crossroads of five ecological zones, including both sandhills and riverine e...
    Niobrara Valley Preserve

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Niobrara Valley Preserve

The Niobrara Valley Preserve of the Nature Conservancy is a 50,000

Ainsworth, NE Wildlife Refuges

Sellers-Barton Museum

The first museum was a log cabin built in 1936, with logs from the Niobrara River. Mrs. Nettie Sellors provided the funds for

Ainsworth, NE Museums

Johnstown

In 1991, the village of Johnstown was the site of filming for the CBS Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, "O Pioneers!" Viewing the old fashioned main street with board sidewalk is a trip down memory lane with a unique "Old West" appearance.

Johnstown was established in 1882

Ainsworth, NE Historic Towns

Miller Hotel - NHR

The Miller Hotel in Long Pine was originally built as a two-story frame house in 1895. It was converted to a hotel in 1914 when a ten-room wing was added. The hotel is historically significant for its association with the

Ainsworth, NE National Register

Niobrara Canoeing

Recognized among the 10 top canoeing rivers in the nation by Backpacker magazine, the Niobrara River flows leisurely through steep sandstone canyons. Nebraskans also rank the river, designated a National Scenic River by Congress in 1991, in the top 10 favorite tourists stops in the state.

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Ainsworth, NE Recreation

Things to do near Ainsworth, NE

Merritt Camping

For campers, primitive overnight facilities are available at all the areas on this scenic reservoir, along with drinking wate...

Keller Park Hunting

In the fall, the area opens to hunting, in season, the day after Labor Day. Hunters will find opportunity for cottontails, ...

"Doc" Middleton

David C. "Doc" Middleton, an alias for James Riley, was referred to as the "King of the Horse Thieves" and alleged leader...

Sandhills Museum

Relive the colorful history of this unique area. Collection includes: 15 pre-1928 antique automobiles, ...