- The list below includes 1 free or cheap things to do in or near Valentine, Nebraska, including 2 different types of inexpensive activities like Nature & Wildlife Areas and Waterfalls.
- From Smith Falls State Park to Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Valentine.
Valentine, Nebraska is the home of the Smith Falls State Park, an impressive park with a large waterfall, vibrant flora and diverse wildlife. The park is bisected by the Niobrana River, which is also protected by the National Park Service.
The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for a variety of wildlife including bison and elk herds, songbirds, reptiles and amphibians. A visitor's centre offers exhibits and a bookstore, and the site can be explored by vehicle, on foot or via a float tour (bring your own watercraft).