Scott Lookout

photo: The Scott Mountain Lookout in Boise National Forest, Idaho. Photo by USFS.

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 3.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Nebraska NF, W from Halsey on SR 2 1.0 mi., then S on SR 86B 0.25 mi.
State(s): Nebraska
Counties: Thomas
Latitude: 41.887
Longitude
: -100.3398

From Halsey, go west on state road #2 one mile, then south on State Rd #86B for 0.75 miles.

Description

self-guided trail with information on trees, plants & wildlife. The forest is totally man-made as a result of an experiment in 1902. Includes lookout tower, pines

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Nebraska National Forest
P.O. Box 39
Halsey , NE 69142
(308) 533-2257

 

Photos

Photo taken from the top of Scotts Tower. Photo by Bkell.

Photo taken from the top of Scotts Tower. Photo by Bkell.

The Scott Mountain Lookout in Boise National Forest, Idaho. Photo by USFS.

The Scott Mountain Lookout in Boise National Forest, Idaho. Photo by USFS.

 

An aerial view of the Scott Mountain Lookout in Boise National Forest, Idaho in winter. Photo by USFS.

An aerial view of the Scott Mountain Lookout in Boise National Forest, Idaho in winter. Photo by USFS.

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