Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center

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Situated right in the middle of Nebraska, along the Platte River and I80 sits the Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center. The existence of the center is to maintain and protect the physical, hydrological, and biological integrity of the Big …

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Bald Eagles in Nebraska

Even in the cold, February and March is a great time to get out and see Bald Eagles wintering in Nebraska. Several locations along the Missouri River are reporting eagles including locations near Gavin’s Point Dam by Yankton. We have …

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Steamboat Trace Trail – North

Rating: Easy Surface: Crushed Limestone Distance: 1 way: 11.35 miles Welcome to the Steamboat Trace Trail! An Easy and scenic Rails-to-Trails ride along the Missouri River. This is a very easy, flat trail through the trees with the opportunity to …

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Nebraska National Forest – Halsey

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The Nebraska National Forest is a United States National Forest located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. The total area of the national forest is 141,864 acres (574 km2). The national forest comprises two ranger districts. The 90,000-acre (364 km2) …

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Cedar Canyon Steakhouse – Valentine

Headed to Snake Falls, or Niobrara River? Valentine hosts a very nice Steakhouse downtown, located on Main Street. The business includes an outdoor Beer Garden and large Banquet area. If you are looking for a good steak, burger or a …

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North Mopac Trail

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This is a short trail for bikers or visitors to the Louisville – Springfield area in Nebraska. The south Trailhead has a parking lot on the west side of the State Highway 50 bridge, and north side of the Platte …

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To Far North – Fort Calhoun

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  Drive north of Omaha on Highway 75 about 9 miles and you will find this delightful Nebraska Wine & Beer tasting spot. What a great place and friendly too. Sandy Kucera was a great hostess as we sampled several wines, …

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Hiking at Platte River State Park

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Hiking March 28th at Platte River State Park. Four of us did a 2 hr, 4 mile hike from the East end over to the Falls, and then over to the Swimming Pool Area. A slow pace at times due …

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