Explore the best trails in Nebraska with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

walking

hiking

kid friendly

trail running

dogs on leash

views

birding

road biking

nature trips

wild flowers

wildlife

river

mountain biking

forest

lake

wheelchair friendly

camping

fishing

cross country skiing

horseback riding

canoeing

snowshoeing

no dogs

Nebraska Map
VIEW FULL MAP

Very beautiful place to go hiking and enjoy nature

mountain biking
1 day ago

Very well maintained. Varied scenery. Tree canopied trail. Open trail through corn fields. Right along the river and high limestone outcroppings. A very nice ride. Peru municipal park has rest rooms. Brownsville at the south trailhead has a winery, cafe and other places to "refuel". Parts of the trail received .5 to an inch of rain the night before. No issue with a soft trail. It managed the rain well.

walking
2 days ago

Great place for easy walks and run. We exercise us and our pets here:)

hiking
3 days ago

walking
12 days ago

I took my dog for a walk. The trail is completely flat. It's gravel. The first 3 miles have great shade/tree coverage. I can't wait to go back and trail run and bike this one. Parking is a bit tricky, but I just parked across from the park in Springfield and picked up the trail.

hiking
14 days ago

backpacking
16 days ago

I have hiked the trails in Indian cave state park several times, infact I've covered every inch of the trails here at least twice. The trails and scenery are pretty darn good, however if you're hiking during a hot month you need to bring ridiculous amounts of water with you as there is no water along the trail, only along the paved roads of the park.

I great for walk or run.

backpacking
17 days ago

Started at trailhead 11 down by the cave, meandered up and around for a while before setting up for the night at the meadow between trails 9 and 10. I hiked back in the morning down 10 to see the sunrise over the river.

There are many overlapping paths you can take to shorten/extend a hike as needed.

Bug spray, bug spray, bug spray. Get 25% or more DEET and bring enough for extra applications. The mosquitoes are terrible.

It was steep up, but tougher on the knees going down. It was nice and dry for my trip, but if it were damp, I can see some paths being impassable due to becoming mud chutes.

There was plenty of downed branches for firewood.

This isn't a trail just a gravel road you can walk along the lake. A few bridges and some nice views. Good for the family but doesn't qualify as a hike. It's a walk.

Good little hike in the Omaha area. Took us about an hour walking at a slow to moderate pace. Great views of downtown Omaha at the beginning. Trail was pretty well kept for the most part. The forest you walk through is also really nice. Only complaint was the amount of bugs, but that should be expected when walking through a forest in the Spring/Summer. So don't forget to bring the DEET!