Nebraska's Cowboy Trail

Nebraska's Cowboy Trail

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The Chicago a Northwestern railroada€™s a€œCowboy Linea€ was active for more than one hundred yearsa€”delivering 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 Nebraskaa€™s first state recreational trail which, when completed, will become the nationa€™s longest rail-to-trail conversion. Nebraskaa€™s Cowboy Trail: A Usera€™s 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 Plainsa€”a view too easily missed when speeding by in a car. Keith Terrya€™s guidebook enhances appreciation of the traila€™s natural advantages with descriptions of the regiona€™s 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 usera€™s 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
Author:Keith Terry
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2008-05-01
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