Calamus Outfitters
Calamus Outfitters is a family owned business providing outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages. Activities such as bird watching, upland bird hunting, deer hunting, tubing, tanking and swimming in the Calamus river, horseback riding and photography are available for your enjoyment.
A fourth generation cattle operation, Calamus Outfitters is located on the Switzer Ranch, and it is located in the north central Nebraska Sandhills. Blessed with abundant native grasses and ample underground and surface water, the Switzer ranch is truly located in "God's Cow Country".
The ranch is ran as a cow/calf operation providing our guests with trail rides through the rolling Sandhills to view cattle, wildlife and native flora. Adam & Teresa and Bruce & Sue Ann will show you a real working cattle ranch, complete with Sandhills hospitality and comfortable accommodations.
As a true working cattle ranch, there is no shortage of events, scenery and memories reminiscent of the Old West, operated the way it used to be-hard work, sweat, and genuine Nebraska character. Whether it is rounding up cattle on horseback, or fixing barbed-wire fence lines, you will get a glimpse of the way a ranch is run by genuine cowboys.
Calamus Outfitters will also give you the opportunity to experience other great things that happen on our ranch, like learning more about horses, how to train them and how they work with cowboys on the ranch. You will see what a cattle round-up is like, and how to feed livestock. At the end of the day, a great heapin' of vittles and grub will be served for your enjoyment!
Because the Calamus River runs through the Switzer ranch, we have access to provide for your total family enjoyment great river canoeing adventures, along with river tanking and river tubing.

Contact Calamus Outfitters

Bruce & Sue Ann Switzer
83720 Valleyview Ave.
Burwell, Nebraska  68823
Phone: (308) 346-4697


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