Middle Loup River Ranch
40203 Hwy. 2
Thedford, NE 69166
Phone: 308-645-2715
Cell: 402-450-2268



Birding     Click here to download species list

A species list of well over 200 birds is growing in the area in part because more birders are observing in the area and new species are arriving. The following list is a partial sampling of the birds that have been seen in the Nebraska National Forest, directly adjacent the ranch.
Check out: www.nebraskabirdingtrails.com

Horseback Riding

Bring your own horse(s).

Star Gazing

Dark skies and good “seeing” conditions.


11 mile Dismal ATV Trail in the Nebraska National Forest.


Photographic opportunities of nature, the Sandhills, the rivers, sunrises, sunsets, beautiful blue skies, wildlife, flora, trains and ranch scenes abound around you at the Middle Loup River Ranch Guest House.

Train Watching

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s major coal route from Wyoming runs through the ranch for great train watching and train photography.