Mission & Goals

Who We Are

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. The network seeks the acquisition, development and wide availability of trails by:

  • Securing funding from public and private sources
  • Working cooperatively with governmental agencies
  • Lobbying for favorable legislation
  • Providing opportunities for persons to learn more about trails, their value and appropriate use

Goals For The Future

The Great Plains Trails Network strives to:

  • Support a Master Plan for trails in Lincoln & Lancaster County
  • Acquire links to connect existing local trails
  • Plan for external trail connections with Omaha and the coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail
  • Monitor trail usage
  • Work with governmental agencies to improve trail safety and utilization