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Visit Scenic Scribner, Nebraska!

Founded in 1870

This beautiful, prosperous community, located 22 miles northwest of Fremont on Highway 275, is bordered by the scenic Elkhorn River. Stop by Scribner, NE, founded in 1870, in the month of August for the annual Dodge County Fair. Visitors here can also enjoy the 284-acre Powder Horn Wildlife Management Area four miles northwest of town where they can often see deer, dove, pheasant, quail, rabbit, turkey and other waterfowl. Birdwatchers and anglers often enjoy a visit to Dead Timber State Recreation area, four miles north of Scribner. This 200-acre area is along the Elkhorn River and has two ponds totaling 50 acres. Camping pads, electrical hookups, picnic shelters, restrooms and playground make this is a great weekend retreat. Let the outdoor adventurer and wildlife watcher come alive as you see the wonder and beauty this small town with a big personality has waiting in store for you!


Dodge County Fair – In the month of August, stop by Scribner for a good ole’ county fair equipped with a carnival, food court, kids games, demolition derby and more.

Musbach Museum – Discover a display of German farm machinery, medical equipment, kitchen china, glass items and more. Open by appointment; call today at 402-664-2788.

Riverfront Park – Located east of the river bridge on the banks of the Elkhorn River. In the spring and summer the site is a blaze of color with over 37 varieties of wildflowers and native grasses. It is often possible to see wildlife, including a wide variety of small birds, turkey, pheasants and deer. The area offers woodchip pathways where folks can hike, fish, launch a canoe or just take a leisurely walk.

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