The Chicago a Northwestern railroadas aCowboy Linea was active for more than one hundred yearsadelivering gold from the Black Hills, transporting livestock from the ranches in the West, and carrying passengers through northern Nebraska. Now the 321-mile-long rail line is being remade into Nebraskaas first state recreational trail which, when completed, will become the nationas longest rail-to-trail conversion. Nebraskaas Cowboy Trail: A Useras Guide is the essential companion for anyone planning to hike, bike, or ride horseback on the Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail, which currently extends from Norfolk to Valentine and will eventually stretch all the way to Chadron. The trail runs through numerous communities, accommodates multiple uses, and provides an up-close look at the ecology of the Great Plainsaa view too easily missed when speeding by in a car. Keith Terryas guidebook enhances appreciation of the trailas natural advantages with descriptions of the regionas flora and fauna and with pointers for food, lodging, and camping. He also provides brief narratives about historical events that occurred along the route. This guide illuminates a historical corridor of the Great Plains and will heighten the trail useras experience.A Usera#39;s Guide Keith Terry ... the Villa Inn, and the New Victorian Inn. I have stayed at the New Victorian Inn, which is very clean and has a swimming pool and a hot tub. ... The cost is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors (fifty-five and older) and students age thirteen through college age, $2 for youngsters ages five through twelve, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Nebraska's Cowboy Trail|
|Publisher||:||U of Nebraska Press - 2008-05-01|