Elkhorn River

The Elkhorn River (Pawnee: Kicita ) originates in the eastern Sandhills of Nebraska and is one of the largest tributaries of the Platte River, flowing 290 miles (470 km) and joining the Platte just southwest of Omaha, approximately 1 mile (2 km) south and 3 miles (5 km) west of Gretna.

Located in northeast and north-central Nebraska, the Elkhorn River basin encompasses approximately 7,000 mi² (18,000 km²). The Elkhorn also has several tributaries, including its own North and South forks, Logan Creek, Rock Creek and Maple Creek.

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