Maskell in Dixon County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Mulberry Bend Scenic Overlook
At the first overlook, exhibits provide information about the Missouri National Recreational River and early American Indians who inhabited the region.
At the uppermost overlook, exhibits interpret the river's hydrology, the surrounding forest, and a flood that devastated the town of Vermillion.
The paved trail rises 60 feet to the top and is wheelchair accessible to the first overlook.
Erected by National Park Service - Missouri National Recreational River.
Location. 42° 42.9′ N, 96° 57.118′ W. Marker is in Maskell, Nebraska, in Dixon County. Marker is on State Highway 15. Touch for map. Marker is on the trail from the parking lot near the bridge crossing into South Dakota. 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. The Great Missouri River (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).
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