Nebraska National Forest – Halsey

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The Nebraska National Forest is a United States National Forest located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. The total area of the national forest is 141,864 acres (574 km2). The national forest comprises two ranger districts. The 90,000-acre (364 km2) …

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Fall is officially here

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Hate to say it but . . . Fall is officially here. That crisp chill in the evening air, harvest in full swing, and the Huskers have now played four games. These are all seasonal signs in Nebraska. The leaves …

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Byways & Highways

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Nebraska’s Nine Scenic Byways and Highways   Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. One of the 10 most scenic routes in the country, Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway offers a rugged, visual beauty that is captivating and soulful as the dramatic Sandhills give …

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Fort Calhoun

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Located eight miles north of Omaha on Highway 75, Fort Calhoun is situated in Washington County, with a population of 908. It overlooks the Missouri River in eastern Nebraska. Fort Calhoun is rich in history. In and around town you …

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Nebraska State Historical Markers

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Nebraska has a rich history from the early pioneer days, times of the settlers and early travel across our state. Many of our forgotten town sites, locales, people, points of interest and sites of historical value are marked by the …

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Grove Lake – Royal

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From Norfolk head north on Highway 81, turn left on Highway 13 to Hadar continuing on 13 through Pierce until you arrive in Plainview. From here Head west on Highway 20 to Royal. Once you arrive in Royal you can …

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Ogallala to Scottsbluff – Ash Hollow, Jailhouse Rock, Courthouse Rock & Chimney Rock

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Take Highway 61 north out of  Ogallala. Here you have two options, take a left or west to Highway 26 and drive around the south side of Lake McConaughy and continue to Ash Hollow, or go right and continue on …

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Nebraska Road Trip

Someone asked the other day “Have you ever taken a road trip across Nebraska?”.  My answer was “Which one?”. When growing up as a kid, my parents would load all of us into a car hooked onto the camper and head to …

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