What You’ll Discover Atop Nebraska’s Only Fire Lookout Tower Will Take Your Breath Away
Fire lookout towers were once essential pieces of equipment in forests and other heavily wooded areas. Rangers watched for telltale signs of wildfires so the problem could be contained as early as possible. Today, technology has diminished the need for lookout towers. Here in Nebraska, our national forest isn’t dense enough to have ever required a large series of fire lookout towers, but we do have one that is still standing and open for tours.
Want to learn more about Nebraska’s forests? Check out this article.
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As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.