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GPT Photo of the Week

This week’s photo comes from John Bicknell. He submitted his shot taken from high atop Scotts Bluff in the summer of 2017. Thanks John! It’s not too late to add your photos to the mix. Just email them to smyers@greatplainstrail.org

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GPT Photo of the Week

The view from near the top of Scott’s Bluff in Scottsbluff, NE – also the southern terminus for the 250 mile GPT Pilot Trail.

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GPT Photo of the Week – Scottsbluff

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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 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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Roadside Attractions

Enough of books and movies for now.  Let’s get down to some real Great Plains Trail action!  There’s lots more to come, but here are some photos from a recent outing to eastern Colorado and western Nebraska.  Enjoy!     … Continue reading

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The Wildcat Hills

South of the Black Hills and just south of the town of Scottsbluff, Nebraska is another distinct range of topographical relief on the Great Plains.  This is the Wildcat Hills, an un-eroded remnant of higher lands that now rises above … Continue reading

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