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Hike-Bike Trail Bridge

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Address: 1020 V Rd, Kearney, NE 68847-8043
Phone Number: 800-228-4307 Ext. 926
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  Great place for watching sunrises and sunsets.

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Bike, Kayak, Walk, Run

This neat trail has variety and is easy to follow. It runs into a park with a tower that has a fun little lake with paddle boats. I want to kayak the creek along the side of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2016
Ruth F
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Council Bluffs
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Council Bluffs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This neat trail has variety and is easy to follow. It runs into a park with a tower that has a fun little lake with paddle boats. I want to kayak the creek along the side of this trail, sometime. I would suggest starting at the Archway Monument and following the trail that goes under 2nd Avenue. It goes all... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Just a short ten minute walk from the parking lot in Fort Kearney State Rec area, and is a great spot to see cranes on the river at first light and at sundown. Plenty of room and not too crowded in the morning, but during migration season (mid-March) bus loads of people start arriving in the evening. Plenty of room... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is one of the nicest trails I have been on. It weaves all around town. You can make it a long walk or cut it short.

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Thank Jennifer K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Short walk from the parking at Kearney State Recreation area, NOT the Visitors Center, to the bridge. As we didnt know what to expect, we arrived quite early in the evening to view the Cranes transition from the fields to the river. We saw many formations of Cranes fly over as the sun was beginning to set and enjoyed watching..we... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We watched the Sandhills come in on Good Friday eve. Sun broke through some clouds at sunset - just lovely. Of course the crane watching was terrific! A large flight landed just downstream on the sandbars. We definitely plan to do this again! Very easy to access, though it is a couple hundred yards from the parking site.

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Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I have to complain about the weather-worn wood on the railing. got several small tears in my jacket. Really nice walk right over the Platte River, and great views of Sandhill cranes

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Clive, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Made the trip over to watch the sandhill cranes before sunrise. It was col, but what a wonderful experience. Thousands of cranes taking off before sunrise just as the eastern skies where turning orange. Highly recommend getting up early for the show.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

It was a short walk to the bridge. There are spots to sit and lots of nice people with their dogs, lots with cameras.

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Newell, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Beautiful overlook of the river. It is about a quarter mile hike to the bridge on packed dirt path that is real wide. They have camping by the bridge but we did not camp. Looked like a nice camping area.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Whether just out for a walk, a run or a bike ride, The Hike-Bike Trails is a great experience. It's new, it's safe and it's enjoyable no matter what portion you take. It is a popular trail for bike enthusiasts so please just obey the hiking and safety rules. Easily accessible from most of the hotels. The Yanney Park portion... More 

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