Nebraska and Samuel R. McKelvie National Forests and BuffaloLocated from central Nebraska west to the northern Panhandle, into southwestern South Dakota, and on east to the state's center, lies the Nebraska National Forest. Representing a cross section of the northern Great Plains ecosystems are three National Grasslands, the Buffalo Gap, and Fort Pierre (pronounced "peer"), in South Dakota, and the Oglala, which along with two National Forests, the Nebraska and Samuel R. McKelvie, are in Nebraska.
Driving DirectionsFrom Chadron, State highways 385 south and 20 west lead you into the forest.
For Visitors...The things to do at Nebraska and Samuel R. McKelvie National Forests and Buffalo are bike riding, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, wildlife viewing and learning about the history. Visitors taking a west Idaho vacation can find camping spots here. There's a picnic area and eating places.
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