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Niobrara National Scenic River - O'Neill, Nebraska

This 76-mile reach of the Niobrara River in northcentral Nebraska was added to the nation's Wild and Scenic River System in 1991. The river is swift and shallow over much of its length, cutting through bedrock forming riffles, rapids and waterfalls. The Scenic River preserves a superb example of a Great Plains river and protects a unique ecological crossroads where six distinct ecosystems and their associated flora and fauna mix, some at or beyond their normal geographic limit. read more...

Phone: (402) 336-3970   Price Range: $0 - $2   Open Season: N/A   Camping: Yes  
Nearest Popular City: O'Neill   Nearest Lake/River: N/A   Park Type: National Park, Recreation Area   Activities: Birding, Biking / Bicycling, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Swimming, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Camping, Auto Touring, Nature Walks, Star Gazing   Details Provided By: Niobrara National Scenic River

Gauley River - Glen Jean, West Virginia

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous white water boating rivers in the east. read more...

Phone: 304-465-0508   Price Range: N/A   Open Season: N/A   Camping: Yes  
Nearest Popular City: Glen Jean   Nearest Lake/River: N/A   Park Type: Recreation Area   Activities: Boating and Watercraft, Fishing, Hunting and Shooting, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking   Details Provided By: Gauley River

Delaware Water Gap - Bushkill, Pennsylvania

This park preserves 40 miles of the middle Delaware River and almost 70,000 acres of land along the river's New Jersey and Pennsylvania shores. At the south end of the park, the river cuts eastward through the Appalachian Mountains at the scenic Delaware Water Gap. read more...

Phone: (570) 588-2451   Price Range: $1 - $10   Open Season: N/A   Camping: Yes  
Nearest Popular City: Bushkill   Nearest Lake/River: N/A   Park Type: Recreation Area   Activities: Birding, Boating and Watercraft, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting and Shooting, Backpacking, Cross Country Skiing, Swimming, Wildlife Watching, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Auto Touring, Nature Walks, Interpretive Programs, Snowshoeing, Star Gazing   Details Provided By: Delaware Water Gap