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Sunday, June 13, 2004 - Niobrara, Nebraska

We arrived at Niobrara State Park early and enjoyed our left-over prime rib. We picnicked on a hill overlooking the whole park and the Missouri and Niobrara Rivers which was a beautiful site. After lunch we headed to the park office where we boarded a van pulling a Zodiac that took us for a ride on a protected section of the Missouri River.

Niobrara State Park

Nebraska Shoreline

For the next three hours we motored up and floated back on the river stopping on a sand bar for a swim or a wade.

We saw eagles, cliff-swallows nesting and some beautiful scenery. Mark, the park service guide, pointed out where part of the IMAX Lewis and Clark movie was filmed so it will be fun to look for that when we get home (we have a DVD of the movie).

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