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Nebraska whitewater, Snake River

Cherry county, Snake Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     0.5 miles
  The wonderful Nebraska scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. The put-in is not too far from North Platte, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This stretch of Snake River in Nebraska is 0.5
    miles long and it is classified as a class III section by American Whitewater. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more. This is an extremely short section so it's not
like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch.

Briefly about the general area:
Put some time aside to spend at Snake River Falls while you're here at Snake River. All through the warmest time of the year at Snake River temperatures are commonly in the 80's with night lows in the 50's. Through the winter this place gets highs in the 30's, and nighttime lows in the 0's for Snake River. Snake River gets very little rain. The month of June is the wettest with most of the rain; January on the other hand is the driest.
 

Snake River, Snake Falls road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Snake River.
 Whitewater Near Snake River:
Snake River, Cherry County, 0 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (Snake Falls)
 Hotels Near Snake River:
Comfort Inn Valentine, Valentine , 23 miles away
Super 8 Valentine NE, Valentine , 23 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Valentine, Valentine , 23 miles away
Quality Inn Rosebud Casino, Mission , 25 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Snake River:
Merritt Reservoir Main Area Campground, Cherry County, 2 miles away
Powder Horn Area Campground, Cherry County, 3 miles away
Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area - Main, Crookston, 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Snake River:
Niobrara National Scenic River, O'Neil - NE , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Snake River:
Valentine Golf Club, Valentine , 14 miles away

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