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Indian Cave State Park Trails

Falls City, NE

Indian Cave SP adjoins the Missouri river with high bluffs and rolling hills covered with timber and small meadows. The trails range from 1/2 mile to seven miles. A number of trails are interlaced so a hiker can continue for many miles without having to go from trail head to trail head.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Indian Cave State Park Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Found this park online few years back been there at least 3 times sence...horse back was fun for us all and engender the hiking

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Indian Cave State Park Trails
by George Mortell

2 Completed 2 Reviews

Great park. I used this park to introduce my kids to hiking as it is well sectioned out to do as little or as much hiking as you want. In addition, there are other activities for the family to do as well throughout the park. Some awesome views from bluffs and overlook area. My kids and I entered at section 9 and continued to 10 and 11 to the cave and used the road to loop back to our campsite. Section 11, the descending trail to the cave was a little washed out but overall a great experience.

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E T Mahoney Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Saturday March 15th, 2014 I had to get out and enjoy the weather. Went to Mahoney Park and walked on the trail below the lookout tower. Nice trail through the brush and trees above the river. Although it wasn’t flat land the hike was not difficult. I’m looking forward to new life springing up from the dead ground. In the blink of any eye the temperature dropped and the wind picked up speed bringing the cold front.

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E T Mahoney Trails
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

Nice hike! Very scenic, lots of wildlife, and the trails are well maintained.
Theres also a ton of other stuff to do.

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Fontenelle Forest National Recreation Trail
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

Trails were nice...something for everyone. They were marked well...nice views and lots of wildlife.

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Indian Cave State Park Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful park. Visited in late October when the trees are in full autumn color. Great views, no bugs!

Trails cater to equestrians on weekends (individuals as well as park-led groups), so either leave the dog at home or take advantage of the other activities the park has to offer (lots of opportunities to soak up important history). In my experience, horse trails are indicated by "no pets or bicycles" signs. More hiker (and dog) friendly trails lack that signage.

Privies available at every trail head and historic site, but very little water available- make sure to bring in what you need. Some of the trail markings are missing or ambiguous, and the map you get at the visitor's center is not detailed. Be prepared!

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Indian Cave State Park Trails
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

Great park! Beautiful trails, tons of wildlife, lots to do (along with hiking), and very very scenic! Love this place!...we will be back!

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Schramm Park National Recreation Trail
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13 Completed 12 Reviews

Schramm is a hidden gem, though small in scale its variety of scenic nooks and niches along trails 1 & 2 were wonderfully pleasant. Even passing time amongst the lower ponds can fill an entire afternoon just watching the abundant wild and pond life flourish around you (mostly geese, ducks, red squirrels, fish and turtles).

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Schramm Park National Recreation Trail
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

I liked it...the trails were in good shape, saw plenty of wildlife, and the suspension bridge was cool. Great place, there's lots to do there...the trails and the aquarium are my favorites.
The trails are great for mt. Bikes as well.

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Grassed Loop Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Bits of the trail are still there, still a great place to hike.

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