NEBRASKAland March 2014

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MARCH 2014• NEBRASKAland 25 Destination: Nebraska By NEBRASKAland Staff ill winter ever end?" will be asked by more than one Nebraskan this month, as brief glimpses of spring are inevitably shrouded by white snow. But with spring break right around the corner and the dog days in the not-so-far distant future, getting a jump start on your vacation planning, as well as a little last-minute ice fishing, is how you should be spending your March. We've taken the guesswork out of some of that planning with our annual list of where you should be visiting and what you should be doing once you're there. Whether you're solo or with your entire family, there's a spot in the state for all of us, from everyday historians to weekend warriors. Start with this list and then add to your own memories. il t g white snow Bu W Fairbury Tekamah Shubert Lewellen Burwell Halsey Bayard ScottsBluff North Platte Grand Island Minden Chadron Parks Crawford d Thedford Gering Valentine Ogallala Minden Mi d Kearney g Bridgeport Royal Pierce Ponca Winnebago ll y Norfolk Omaha h Fort Calhoun G y T t e B k R l P Newport David City sey ey Fullerton rth Platte Fullerton Central City Grand G ty Raymond N Niobrara Ashland nd Lincoln n Hartington Louisville WILDLIFE VIEWING • Hutton Niobrara Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, Newport • Nebraska National Forest, Halsey • Rowe Sanctuary, Gibbon • Switzer Ranch and Nature Reserve, Burwell • Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine HISTORIC • Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park (SHP), Royal • Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP, North Platte • Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun • Pioneer Village, Minden • Morrill Hall, Lincoln • Museum of the Fur Trade, Chadron 24 NEBRASKAland • MARCH 2014 Opposite: Fort Falls, one of more than 200 waterfalls in the Niobrara River Valley, is easily accessible by foot, canoe and tube for those visiting the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine. PHOTO BY ERIC FOWLER a brara Santee Brownville Grand Gibbon

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