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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

  • Trail Trek 13 Registration Now Open!

    Trail Trek 13 sponsored by the Journal Star registration is now open. This annual event benefits city and county organizations that build and maintain the network of jogging, biking, walking and horseback riding trails in and around Lincoln. Sign up now so you and your family won't miss the food, music, and fun Sunday, June 28. We have new route and lots of fun activities planned for Trail Trek 13! Don't miss out!

  • Bike Safety in the News

    State Senator Rick Kolowski and other bicyclists join together today at the State Capitol in search of improved state bicycling safety laws.