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The Great Plains Trails Network is a group of citizens who advocate and support a network of trails in and around Lancaster County, Nebraska, for jogging, biking, walking and horseback riding.

Healthy Trails Communities and People

The Great Plains Trails Network strives to:

  • Secure funding for trails from public and private sources
  • Work cooperatively on trail projects with governmental agencies
  • Promote trails legislation
  • Provide opportunities for citizens to learn more about trails, their value and appropriate use
  • Provide trail-based activities including Trail Trek.


  • Raising $50,000 to help replace the Bison Trail Bridge
  • Participating extensively in the City of Lincoln /Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan Update
  • Working with the City of Lincoln to create a comprehensive trail signage master plan
  • Developing this new full-color trail map with street-level detail