Welcome to GPTN

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.

Tour de Lincoln is Back!

Explore Lincoln on the trails! Each ride features a different quadrant of the city. Refreshments before each ride. Shorter options available. No registration fees required, just show up ready to ride. Helmets required. Now a Livewell Challenge event.

All rides are on Thursdays and start at the Jayne Snyder Trails Center - 21st & Q.

News & Announcements

  • Join us for the 17th Annual Bike Ride through the Oak Creek Valley starting in Valparaiso, Nebraska. Detailed maps are on the website - just click the link above to view and to register online. All routes stop and start in Valparaiso.

    This ride is a fundraiser benefiting many sponsorships of the University of Nebraska Sertoma Club including NRD, Prescot Elementary School in Lincoln, NE Hearing Bank, and Camp Sertoma.

    Ride takes place on May 22 - online registration due by May 11.

  • 10/11 news did a nice job covering our GPTN Annual Meeting. Thank you to Mary Torell, Roger Hirsch, Corey Godfrey and Elaine Hammer for all their work to plan the event. Click on the title to watch!

  • Here is a great article about our new N Street Cycle Track. Keep talking in the community about the opening as we need as many people using and understanding the significance of this great addition to the Lincoln tails system.

  • After months of construction the penny bridges are finally open on Sheridan Blvd. This is good news because it means the Rock Island bike trail is now back open too! Check it out.

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