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“Cranes” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Platte River

Platte River
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Owner description: The perfect place for viewing sandhill cranes on their spring migration.
Auburn, NE
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Cranes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Cranes, cranes, cranes and cranes. Stopped the first week end in April and drove between Grand Island and Kearney. If this wasn't prime time,OMG, Hundreds of Thousands of Sand Hill Cranes

Visited April 2014
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3 Thank heyarmyguy
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Bird Migration Hot Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Multiple species of water fowl are on the main and smaller channels. The nearby Motel 6 (pet friendly) is right on one of the channels.

Visited April 2013
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Thank hikersfromVA
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Goodland, Kansas, United States
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61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“If you haven't seen the Platte, you haven't been in Nebraska”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

The Platte is most spectacular during spring and fall migration seasons. Innumerable birds stop at the river to rest and feed before continuing their migration. In early summer, ride down the river in inner tubes. In the summer, walk across a major river because it'll be pretty much dry.

Visited March 2013
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5 Thank Roxie1203
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Omaha, Nebraska
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“needs water”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

platte river is a dry sand bed now thanks to the drought normally its not very deep in most places its kinda neat to walk across it

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank shrek402
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Arcadia,NE
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Crane Haven”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012

I is fun to visit the Platte when the cranes are stopping over, what a spectacular sight!!

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1 Thank Marilyn R
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