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GPT – Photo of the Week – 7/10/2017

The previous two photos were both from South Dakota, so let’s switch it up a bit and head south on the trail to Nebraska.  This is one of my favorite shots of the Pine Ridge, taken in Oglala National Grassland. … 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 Five

  Cows.  I can’t say I have a lot of experience with them.  I grew up in the suburbs, but I did spend a few weeks working on various farms in New Zealand, and I managed to learn at least … Continue reading

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The Journey – Part Four

Toadstool is an amazing place.  I’ve now been there enough times in the last few years that I’m starting to get to know it pretty well, I think.  To the north of the campground, there are a series of imposing … Continue reading

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The Journey – Part Three

From Fort Robinson we were faced with a 26 mile trek all the way to Toadstool Geologic Park, which is part of Oglala National Grassland.  So on the day before, we took a “day off” to do some things in … Continue reading

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2015 – The Year of the Great Plains!

Happy 2015 from the Great Plains Trail Alliance!  We’re excited about this year because we have some projects underway that we hope will help to put the Great Plains Trail “on the map,” so to speak.  I’m not going to … Continue reading

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The Great Plains – It’s a National Treasure

The subject came up recently about how many sites of national significance the Great Plains Trail will pass through (in its currently envisioned state, which is subject to variations).  For the sake of this blog post, I will consider only … Continue reading

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