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Valentine
National Wildlife Refuge


Fall frosts turn prairie grasses various shades of orange, tan, and brown.
HC 37 Box 37
Valentine, NE   69201
E-mail: FortNiobrara@fws.gov
Phone Number: 402-376-3789
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/valentine/
At Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, prairie extends for miles in all directions, providing habitat for grassland birds.
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  History
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This region of the country has the largest remaining tract of mid- and tallgrass prairie in North America. In 1976, the unique nature of the sandhills prairie was recognized when the Refuge was designated as a National Natural Landmark.

 
 
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