Mountain Biking Trails in Nebraska

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  • Bob Lake Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Bob Lake Trail runs for 1.3 miles between 48th Avenue and the start of the Robert White Trail where the trails converge near 65th Street. The trail follows the southwest shore of Lake Babcock, which is home to the giant American lotus, the ...
  • Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 195 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    Portions of the Cowboy Trail are closed because of damages from flooding of the Elkhorn River in 2010. Please refer to Nebraska's Game & Parks website for updates. The Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail, or for short, the Cowboy Trail, stretches ...
  • Homestead Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 40 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Homestead Trail follows the route of a rail corridor abandoned by Union Pacific in 2000. Construction began on the trail in 2007 and was completed in the summer of 2012 by a partnership of the Nebraska Trails Foundation, Lower Platte South ...
  • MoPac Trail (Springfield)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 8.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The MoPac Trail in Springfield, Nebraska is an integral component of what is planned to be a more than 50-mile recreational trail between Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska's two largest cities. Four sections of the trail are currently open for use: ...
  • MoPac Trail East

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 21.67 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The MoPac Trail is actually several segments of trail the now occupy the old corridor of what used to be the Missouri Pacific Railroad's Omaha Belt Line (hence "MoPac"). This eastern segment is the more rural and extends between Lincoln and ...
  • Niobrara Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Grass

    Niobrara State Park has a total 14 miles of trails open to a variety of uses, including snowmobiling. A 2.1-mile hikeĀ–bike trail incorporates a trestle from the old Chicago Northwestern Railroad, which spans 1,200 feet of the Niobrara River. ...
  • Robert White Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Robert White Trail runs for 1.5 miles between the start of the Bob Lake Trail, where the trails converge near 65th Street, and 18th Avenue/Monastery Road. There is no shade. The trail follows the southern shore of Lake Babcock, which is ...
  • Steamboat Trace Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 21.4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Steamboat Trace Trail in southeastern Nebraska rests on a former Burlington Northern railroad corridor stretching from Brownville to just south of Nebraska City. The corridor was railbanked by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and deeded to the ...
  • White River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NE
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The White River Trail runs westward for 3 miles from the park at the intersection of 1st Street and Main Street in Crawford to Fort Robinson State Park. The trail, which is surfaced with crushed rock, traverses a couple of trestles where the ...