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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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Roadside Attractions III

Here are a few more shots from the most recent GPT scouting mission.  They include places in Oglala National Grassland in Nebraska, Buffalo Gap National Grassland in South Dakota as well as a few spots in the Black Hills. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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