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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 Lincoln and Lancaster County, Nebraska, for jogging, biking, walking and horseback riding. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

Run for the Bridges 2015

The 2015 Run for the Bridges registration is now open. Click here to get to the registration page and search for "Run for the Bridges". The Run for The Bridges has raised $38,000 since 2012. The north bridge that connects the Pioneers section and the Old Cheney section in Wilderness Park is being built right now and the marathon and 1/2 marathon will cross the new bridge. This year you have four distances to choose from - 1.8 mile, 10 K, 1/2 marathon and full marathon. Don't delay, sign up today and help restore the treasure we have in Wilderness Park.

When: Saturday, March 14
Time: Races start at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Wilderness Park

News & Announcements

  • A Bike Path for the 21st Century (Lincoln Journal Star 12/5/2014)

    Credit City Hall for following through on its plan to build a protected bike path through downtown Lincoln.

    It looks like the path will become a reality. It’s a feature that will make the city attractive to millennials and others in the Lincoln population. It will be built between the street and sidewalk, separating cyclists from traffic.

    Click link above to read the full article.

  • Flashing beacons added to trail

    The new flashing beacons are installed and functional at the MoPac Trail 33rd Street crossing. The beacons are designed to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety. Motorists are required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk. The trail crossing also has the usual crosswalk markings and warning signs.