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167 PLATTE RIVER WIDE
The sun sets over the braided streams that form the Platte River. Located in the western United States, the Platte River is over 300 miles in length and drains a large portion of the central Great Plains in Nebraska and the eastern Rocky Mountains in Colorado and Wyoming. It serves as a tributary to the Missouri River, which in turn is a tributary to the Mississippi River. The Platte River is in the middle of the Central Flyway, a primary North-South Corridor for millions of migratory birds. Platte River State Park, Cass County, Nebraska.