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NEBRASKA CITY, NEIndian Cave State Park, NE – 10 miles south of Brownville on Hwy 67. 3,052-acre park on the Missouri River. Camping, 20 miles of trails.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEBrownville, NE – Historic river town, Spirit of Brownville Riverboat. Brownville Riverside Park features Meriwether Lewis Dredge Museum; boat ramp & dock, camping, and picnic shelters.

NEBRASKA CITY, NESidney, IA – Fremont County Historical Museum, Waubonsie State Park – 6 miles south of Sidney. Camping, day-use cabins and lodge, shoreline fishing.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEMissouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Interpretative Trail and Visitor Center – Featuring wildlife of the west, keelboat display, historic re-enactments and the Lewis & Clark Commemorative Stamp Collection. Nebraska City also features the J. Sterling Morton Arbor Lodge State Historical Park and Arboretum, Lied Lodge, Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure, Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard, the Kregel Windmill Museum and the Old Freighters Museum. Riverview Marina State Recreation Area provides camping and boat access on the Missouri River.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEPlattsmouth, NE – Cass County Historical Museum.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Visit Schilling Wildlife Management Area to see the Mouth of the Platte River.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEGlenwood, IA – Mills County Historical Museum.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NELouisville, NE – Louisville State Recreation Area at Louisville on NE-50. Features modern campgrounds, camping pads, swimming, fishing, picnicking, hiking, canoe access to the Platte River.



NEBRASKA CITY, NEPlatte River State Park, NE – Near Louisville on NE-50. Features include modern cabins, conference facilities, seasonal restaurant, teepee village, lodging, swimming, hiking, paddle boats, archery, horseback trail rides, Platte River viewscapes, and some of the best bike trails in the area.

NEBRASKA CITY, NESchramm Park State Recreation Area, NE – 6 miles south of I-80 exit 432. Home of Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium & Museum.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEEugene T. Mahoney State Park, NE – Just off I-80 at Exit 426. 690-acre state park overlooking the Platte River features lodge, group and conference facilities, modern cabins, 149 modern camping pads, full service restaurant, dining, family aquatic center, water slides, wave pool, sports fields, trail rides, crafts, fishing, picnicking, hiking, 70-ft. observation tower, nature conservancy, and live theater. Year round activities. Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, near Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, is a wildlife adventure amidst herds of buffalo, elk, deer and antelope, and a walking trail where you'll see wolves and bears. The Strategic Air & Space Museum is nearby.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEBellevue, NE – Features the beautiful Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, Gifford Farm Education Center, Sarpy County Historical Museum, historic home tours and the Bellevue Pioneer Cemetery, the final resting place of Chief Big Elk, the last full-blooded chief of the Omaha Tribe. Bellevue's Haworth Park is on the west bank of the Missouri River and features a Lewis and Clark-themed Children's Interpretive Art Wall.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NECouncil Bluffs, IA – Western Historic Trails Center, Lewis & Clark Monument, Union Pacific Railroad Museum, Kanesville Tabernacle and Bayliss Park. Lake Manawa State Park – 2 ½ miles south of I-80 at Council Bluffs' Exit 47 features a 772-acre lake formed by Missouri River Oxbow. Fishing, premier boating, paddleboats and beaches.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Site of Lewis & Clark's White Catfish camp at the Western Historic Trails Center

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEOMAHA, NE – Downtown area includes: Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters and Visitor Center, Joslyn Art Museum (Bodmer Collection), Durham Museum, Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, Lewis & Clark Landing and Riverfront Trail, Heartland of America Park, Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness/ Pioneer Courage sculptural parks, the Old Market and the CenturyLink Center. South Omaha includes the Henry Doorly Zoo, Lauritzen Gardens & Kenefick Park. North Omaha includes Freedom Park, Miller's Landing, Mormon Trail Center and NP Dodge Park & Marina.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEFort Calhoun, NE – Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, a recreated 1820's frontier outpost with re-enactments and demon- strations, displays, artifacts and theater; the Washington County Museum, and Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Site of First Council between Lewis & Clark and the Otoe and Missouri Native Americans.


NEBRASKA CITY, NEHoney Creek, IA – Hitchcock Nature Center.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEBlair, NE – Tower of the Winds Monument, Cottonwood Marina and Riverfront Park.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEMissouri Valley, IA – Harrison County Historical Village & Iowa Welcome Center. Wilson Island State Recreation Area has hiking, cross-country skiing, campgrounds, cabin rental. Loess Hills State Forest is also nearby.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEDeSoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge, IA – On the Missouri River. I-29 to Exit 75 to US-30 westbound. Geese and other migrating birds including bald eagles stop here annually. Visitor Center features exhibits of artifacts retrieved from the Bertrand Steamboat.

NEBRASKA CITY, NETekamah & Decatur, NE – Summit Lake State Recrea-tion Area on Hwy 32 east, includes camping, fishing and hiking. Missouri River access and camping at Book Park in Decatur.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEMadison, NE – 13 miles south of Norfolk at US HWY 81 & NE HWY 32. Home to the Madison County Museum with Western Settlement History, Orphan Train Research Learning Center and Carnegie Library Learning Center.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEMoorhead, IA – Loess Hills Hospitality & Visitors Center. Preparation Canyon State Park – hike in-camping, trails and picnic shelters.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEOnawa, IA – Lewis & Clark Visitors Center - Keelboat display and re-enactment area. Lewis & Clark State Park features a 250-acre Blue Lake with boat ramps, beaches, swimming and fishing.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark campsite.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NEMacy, NE – Omaha Indian Reservation, Blackbird Hill Scenic Overlook, Annual Powwow.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark paid tribute at the grave of Chief Blackbird.


NEBRASKA CITY, NEWinnebago, NE – Winnebago Indian Reservation, Woodland Trails, Honoring-The-Clans Sculpture Garden and Cultural Plaza, Cultural Center & Museum, Annual Powwow.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEDakota City, NE – Cottonwood Cove Park.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE South Sioux City, NE – Crystal Cove Park.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE Sergeant Bluff, IA – Sergeant Bluff Welcome Center.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NE Sioux City, IA –Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center, Sergeant Floyd Monument, Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center, Mid-America Museum of Aviation and Transportation, the Milwaukee Railroad Shops, Stone State Park, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, R.D. Station, Fourth Street Historic District, Sioux City Arts Center, Sioux City Public Museum, War Eagle Monument, Trinity Heights, Anderson Pavilion/Flight 232 Memorial, and the Presbytery of Prospect Hill Monument.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Sergeant Floyd Monument

NEBRASKA CITY, NENorth Sioux City, SD – Clay County Park and Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve – Exit 4 off of I-29 at North Sioux City on the Missouri River. Pioneer homestead buildings, interpretative exhibits, and hike/bike trails.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEElk Point, SD – Elk Point Heritage Park, 7 Nations Memorial Park, Lewis & Clark Heritage Days.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Vicinity of Patrick Gass Election Lewis & Clark Site.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NE Ponca, NE – Ponca State Park – Gateway to the Missouri National Recreational River. 2,166-acre park features interpretative programs conference and educational center, modern cabins, scenic trails, modern campgrounds, horseback trail rides, swimming pool, special events, hiking, picnicking, golf course, and boat ramp access to the Missouri River.


NEBRASKA CITY, NEVermillion, SD – Spirit Mound Historic Prairie State Park, W.H. Over Museum, Clay County Park
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark climbed the mound on August 25, 1804, one of the few places that we know the exact location where they stood.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEYankton, SD – Lewis & Clark Visitor Center, Gavins Point Dam and Spillway, Dakota Territorial Museum. The Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Visitor Center.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Pierre Dorian Monument Lewis & Clark Site.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEChief White Crane Recreation Area, SD – West of Yankton on the Missouri River features camping, boat ramps, picnic shelters and playground. Majestic bald eagles winter here.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEPierson Ranch Recreation Area, SD – West of Yankton on the Missouri River features camping, camping cabins, picnic shelters, and playground.

NEBRASKA CITY, NELewis & Clark Recreation Area, SD – Resort and Marina includes motel, cabins, swimming pool, restaurant, slip and boat rentals. Activities in the recreation area include camping, hike/bike and horseback riding, fishing, power and sail boating.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE Springfield Recreation Area, SD – Adjacent to Springfield on the Missouri River. Includes camping, cabins, boating and fishing plus nearby 9-hole golf course. Springfield Historical Society Museum is nearby.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE Crofton, NE – Lewis & Clark Lake, Shannon Trail experience.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark's Pvt. George Shannon was lost for 15 days in the area.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark Lake State Recreation Area, NE – 4-miles west of NE 121 & R54C. Includes 5 recreation areas: Weigand-Burbach, Bloomfield, Miller Creek, Deep Water, and South Shore. Weigand-Burbach has full service marina, modern cabins, camping, boat ramps, playgrounds, etc. Other sites have boat ramps, modern campgrounds, hiking, horseback trail, etc.

NEBRASKA CITY, NE Santee, NE – Santee Sioux Indian Reservation, annual powwow.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark's Pvt. George Shannon was lost for 15 days in the area.

NEBRASKA CITY, NENEBRASKA CITY, NENiobrara, NE – Kreycik Riverview Elk Ranch, Ponca Tribal Museum, Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge Turnout. Niobrara State Park – at NE-12. 1,314-acre park features modern cabins, group conference facilities, modern campgrounds, swimming, horseback trail rides, boat access to the Missouri River.
NEBRASKA CITY, NE Lewis & Clark's Pvt. George Shannon was lost for 15 days in the area.

NEBRASKA CITY, NELynch, NE – Lewis & Clark first saw prairie dogs at "Old Baldy Landmark" near Lynch, NE.

NEBRASKA CITY, NEPickstown, SD – Fort Randall Dam and Francis Case Lake, Fort Randall historic military post site, Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation, annual powwow. Randall Creek Recreation Area includes, camping, fishing, boat ramps, picnic shelter and playground.

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