Scott Lookout Tower

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A view looking up the Scott Lookout Tower.

The Scott Lookout Tower, renovated in 2011, provides a superb view of the forest and grasslands. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open all the time.
Reservations: None.
Fees None.
Water: Yes.
Restroom: No.

General Information

Directions:

From Highway 2, turn south into the forest.  After crossing the river, stay to the right on State Spur 86B.  Follow 86 B about 3 miles to its end, which is a loop around the tower.


Accessibility:

The top of the tower is not accessible via wheelchair (stairs only).


Accessibility:

The top of the tower is not accessible via wheelchair (stairs only).


Parking:

Plenty of parking is available.


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Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

Hike to the top of the tower for a view of the forest and grasslands.

A view looking up the Scott Lookout Tower. Someone is holding a piece of bread shaped like Nebraska from the Scott Lookout Tower

Photos courtesy of Vincent Asta.

General Info:

Accessibility

The top of the tower is not accessible via wheelchair (stairs only).


Difficulty Desc.Climbing the tower can be challenging.
Fees: None
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.8869

  Longitude : 
-100.3398