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Niobrara, Nebraska

  • Mormon Monument

    Mormon MonumentIn 1846 Newell Knight, his family, and a company of Mormons left Nauvoo, Illinois to search out a home in the Rocky Mountains. Due to hardships, the group could not go on and they bu...
    Mormon Monument

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gavins Point Dam

Gavins Point Dam, part of the 1944 Pick-Sloan Plan, plays an important role in the successful operation of the six main stem dams and reservoirs on the Upper Missouri River Basin. The dam was completed in 1957 at a cost of $51 million.

Niobrara, NE Recreation

Ponca Tribe Marker

This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians since earliest recorded history. In 1866, the Federal government signed the treaty of Fort Laramie, which transferred the land to the Sioux without the permission of the Ponca. Treaties made with the government in 1856

Niobrara, NE Historical Markers

Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse

Constructed in 1870-71, this building served as both a chapel and a training school. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Niobrara, NE Historic Churches

Devil's Nest

Devil's Nest is a designated scenic area noted as a hideout for Jesse James and other famous outlaws. Rumors have it there is still $30,000 in hidden gold buried in the Devils Nest! In your adventure of reaching this point, you will no doubt understand why this was such a good hiding place.

Niobrara, NE


Things to do near Niobrara, NE

Bryson's Airboat Tours

Enjoy unique airboat tours on the Platte River with opportunities for wildlife photography, great scenery or relaxation. Priv...

Cuthills Vineyards

Nebraska's first winery. Annual wine festival each fall. January - April, Friday - Sunday 1pm -5pm. May - Decem...