Climb To The Top Of Lake Minatare Lighthouse, A Lesser Known Lighthouse In Nebraska For A Fun Family Outing

Landlocked Nebraska seems like an unlikely location for a lighthouse. Head west to the city of Scottsbluff, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find a large stone lighthouse on the banks of Lake Minatare. Climb to the top of this adorable lighthouse for sweeping views of the lake and countryside. Take a trip to this unique Nebraska destination that your family won’t soon forget.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

It’s worth noting that a Nebraska State Park Permit is required to enter this park area. However, a daily pass can be purchased for $6.

Address: Lake Minatare Road, Scottsbluff, NE 69361. Open daily until October 15th.

If you can’t get enough of the great outdoors, you’ll want to visit the largest man-made forest in the U.S. You probably had no idea that it’s right here in Nebraska!