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Middle Loup River in Nebraska

Trip Overview

Super easy, if you can get around the sand bars. Watch for rippled waters, and steer far away. An easy, 2-3 mph flow makes for a great beginner afternoon. Just completed this float the first of October. Great afternoon experience.

Accommodations:

National Forest has camping, and full hook-up sites.

Fees:

State Park fees required to enter park for camping/facilities, but no fees for river. Follow NE water boating regs.

Directions:

Take Nebraska Highway 2 to Halsey National Forest.

Launches:

Put in at the bridge at the entrance to Halsey National Forest. Took out 4 miles down river, just past Dunning gas station.
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

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