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May 2016
Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway
Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway
Highway 30 - East of Brady to Wyoming Border

Lincoln Highway - Main Street Across Nebraska The Lincoln HIghway (US HWY 30) was the United States' first transcontinental highway and cuts through the heart of Western Nebraska's Wild West region. The highway trace historic routes followed first by Native Americans and also s

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Western Trails Scenic Byway
Western Trails Scenic Byway
Highway 26 - Ogallala to Wyoming Border

The Western Trails Scenic Byway starts in Ogallala and runs northwest along US Highway 26 to the Wyoming border.  The byway passes the length of Lake McConaughy then travels on through the towns of Lewellen, Oshkosh, Broadwater, Bridgeport, Bayard, Scottsbluff, Mitchell and many other s

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Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway
Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway
Highway 2 - East from Alliance

The most popular route through the Sandhills is Nebraska Highway 2, deemed the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. For the westbound traveler, Highway 2 heads northwest from Grand Island, passes the Nebraska National Forest at Halsey, crosses the lake country of the western Sandhills, then exits

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385 Gold Rush Scenic Byway
385 Gold Rush Scenic Byway
Highways 385 & 87 - Sidney to Chadron

Today, the Nebraska portion of U.S. Highway 385 is designated the Gold Rush Byway. From the Colorado to the South Dakota state lines, the highway connects Sidney with Bridgeport, Alliance and Chadron. It follows the old trail for much of the way and rolls through some of the most spectacular

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Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway
Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway
Highway 20 - Valentine to the Wyoming Border

The Bridges to Buttes Scenic Byway cuts a 200 mile long path near the northern border of Western Nebraska, from Valentine to the Wyoming border beyond Harrison.  It's wide open country, dotted with world class surprises. To start with, near Valentine, you'll find the Niobrara National Scen

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