Maskell in Dixon County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Great Missouri River
The Missouri River's role in the settlement of the Great Plains is celebrated in two free-flowing portions that Congress set aside at Missouri National Recreational River. Unlike the dammed and channelized sections, these river segments provide opportunities to pursue outdoor activities within one of America's great historic settings.
Location. 42° 42.9′ N, 96° 57.118′ W. Marker is in Maskell, Nebraska, in Dixon County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 15, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is on the trail from the parking area just before crossing into South Dakota on Rt. 15. Marker is in this post office area: Maskell NE 68751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mulberry Bend Scenic Overlook (here, next to this marker); Bruyer Church (approx. 7.2 miles away in South Dakota); First Rural Electric Cooperative Homestead Rest Area (approx. 9.6 miles away in South Dakota); a different marker also named The Great Missouri River (approx. 9.6 miles away in South Dakota); From Lewis and Clark to the Future (approx. 10.6 miles away in South Dakota); Lewis and Clark Were Here...and Here... (approx. 10.6 miles away in South Dakota); Lewis and Clark Visit Spirit Mound (approx. 10.6 miles away in South Dakota).
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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