Scotts Bluff National Monument.

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Scotts Bluff National Monument

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Scotts Bluff has been a beacon to travelers for centuries. Rising 800ft above the flat plains of western Nebraska, it was an important waypoint on the Oregon Trail in the mid-19th century. You can still see wagon ruts today. The visitor center has displays and its staff can guide you to walks and drives up the bluff. It's 5 miles south of Scottsbluff town. There is good hiking all around the park.

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