Valentine, Nebraska Any Time Of Year

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February is National Heart Month and if you love to camp any time of the year, consider Valentine, Nebraska. Located in north central Nebraska is the little town of Valentine – population 2800. Along its wide Main Street, downtown Valentine is home to arts and craft shops, bookstores, museums, a cyber cafe and one of the area’s largest western wear stores. But it’s what lies outside of town that attracts many visitors to this area. There’s too much to mention each, so click on the link above.

The town is in the center of a diverse region of quiet lakes, grassy sand hills, secluded waterfalls, wildlife refuges, a national forest and one of the top 10 canoeing rivers in the USA.  Merritt Trading Post Resort is a wonderful place to stay and take advantage of all the area has to offer.

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Whatever the season, there is always plenty to do and see at the Merritt Trading Post Resort.

If relaxing on a soft sandy beach appeals to you, you will find  Merritt Reservoir’s 44 miles of shoreline to rival those found anywhere in the world.

 If stargazing is your hobby, the near zero light pollution and low haze attract astronomers from around the world.  More fun can be had swimming, bird watching, geocaching, outdoor and nature photography, hiking, fishing, boating, hunting and mountain biking are just some of the activities you might enjoy.

The Trading Post is open year round for families and outdoorsmen, weddings, vacations or reunions.

There are 15 rental cabins with a total of 42 beds, along with 7 campsites with hookups that can be reserved for large groups.  It would be the perfect setting for your next family reunion!

It’s a popular spot for ice fishing or winter hunting!   

Amenities include:

Boat and paddle boat rental

Kayaks rentals

RV Hookups

Fishing guide service

Panoramic view of the lake

Big screen TV

Pool table

Public showers

Public laundry facility

Nebraska’s top warm water fishery

Bait and tackle shop

Clothing, groceries and gifts

Propane bottle fill service

Grouse, pheasant, waterfowl, deer, antelope and turkey hunting

Diesel, unleaded and marine fuel

Over 200,000 acres of public accessible lands

Rocky Mountain RV and Marine offers the best selection of RVs for every lifestyle and budget.  Our incredible variety of fifth wheels, travel trailers, and truck campers provide something for everyone! Come in today and choose your RV, then head out to Merritt Trading Post and have fun!