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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 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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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 GPT – Our First Section of Trail – “Fort Toad”

Happy Trails!:  Great Plains Trail Alliance is proud to announce our first 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 … Continue reading

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Oglala and Buffalo Gap National Grasslands

Today’s featured National Grasslands are Oglala in Nebraska and Buffalo Gap in South Dakota.  These are perhaps my favorite in that I find them endlessly fascinating with stunning scenery.  They remain sparsely popualated with several towns that could qualify as … Continue reading

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