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Data Book: SOBO Bike

A trilogy is a series of three books. Apparently, a tetralogy is a series of four books (although quartet and quadrilogy are sometimes used). Anyway, here is the fourth and final Data Book for the GPT Pilot Trail – the … Continue reading

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Data Book: NOBO Bike

In writing the Data Books, biking presented several challenges. First, there are a few spots along the GPT Pilot Trail where bikes are not allowed – namely the trails at Scottsbluff National Monument, Wind Cave National Park, and anywhere in … Continue reading

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New Top Ten!

It’s been almost five years since I posted the “Top Ten Places to See on the Great Plains Trail,” and while some things are going to remain the same, a lot has changed as far as routing and highlights are … Continue reading

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The Journey – Part Last

OK, I can’t believe it’s almost been a month since I posted a blog.  Wow.  Truth is . . . I’m a teacher, and the end of the year was hectic and insane, and I found that I did not … Continue reading

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The GPT – New Section of Trail – “Oglala Gap”

Happy Trails!:  Great Plains Trail Alliance is proud to announce the next  section of what will become the GPT.  Our goal is to roll out as many of these sections as we can until the entire length of the GPT is … Continue reading

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New Trail Section – Coming Soon!

There’s a place in western Nebraska that I have come to love.  It’s in Oglala National Grassland and it’s simply beautiful.  Great Plains Trail Alliance will be making a return visit to this area next week to route our next … Continue reading

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The Mickelson Trail in South Dakota

While we’re on the subject of rail trails, one of the best in the country is the Mickelson Trail through the Black Hills of South Dakota.  It’s over 100 miles long and runs from Edgemont in the south all the … Continue reading

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