You can see the trees and beautiful sand hills countryside for miles when you climb to the top of the Scott Lookout Tower. Visitors may view the sandhills scenery and tree plantations as well as learn about forest fire spotting techniques. The stairway to the observation deck is steep; appropriate footwear is a necessity. This attraction is not recommended for those with respiratory or circulatory impairments.
Scott Lookout National Recreation Trail winds through the man-made forest, approximately three miles from just south of the Campground to the Lookout Tower. There is also an eight-mile hiking trail from one mile south of the campground to the Dismal River and White-tail Campground.
Hours: HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, and weekends and holidays, 2-4 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Address: Nebraska National Forest, one mile west of Halsey on Highway 2
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