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Hike-Bike Trail Bridge

1020 V Rd, Kearney, NE 68847-8043
+1 800-228-4307 ext. 926
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Terrific Kearney Asset!

Kearney now has almost 16 miles of paved hike bike trails that lead from Cottonmill Park on... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Kearney, Nebraska
Great nature trail

The trail affords great views of wildlife such as deer, turkeys, numerous songbirds and wetlands... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Kearney, Nebraska
via mobile
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Great place for watching sunrises and sunsets.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“platte river” (11 reviews)
“nice walk” (4 reviews)
“sandhill cranes” (11 reviews)
1020 V Rd, Kearney, NE 68847-8043
+1 800-228-4307 ext. 926
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Kearney now has almost 16 miles of paved hike bike trails that lead from Cottonmill Park on Northwest corner of city leading past University of Nebraska at Kearney campus through Yanney Park, past the south motel and convention center district to our Archway attraction and...More

Thank StephenJJDJ
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The trail affords great views of wildlife such as deer, turkeys, numerous songbirds and wetlands. I had a doe and fawn walk up and stop about 30 feet away.

Thank dmahalek
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Whether you are an avid outdoors man or just someone wanting to take in a nice walk with scenery the Hike-Bike Trail in Kearney is a must. You can start your journey at Cottonmill Park on the West side of Kearney and end at the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Very nice and accessible -- ideal for seeing the cranes fly over on their way to roosting in the river.

Thank HenryJohnKerr
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A great trail with perfect views of the river for crane watching. There is a strong wind once you're exposed to the water, arctic gear needed if you're staying to watch the cranes.

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Parking is easy, the signage is educational and very readable. I saw deer, an eagle, The bridge with benches is an amazing vantage point any season for the beauty of the Platte River, but especially for viewing the sandhill crane migration. I actually liked the...More

Thank Noe/Kathleen S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stopped here at sunrise to see the cranes on the Platte. It is a very nice walk from the parking lot to the bridge, and the wide sidewalk makes it very accessible. Pretty area, with wildlife - we saw owls and deer, as well...More

Thank fatzaz
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My dad and I were in Kearney to see the cranes and thought we'd give the bridge a try to view them. We went both at sunrise and sunset. The cranes don't land very close to this bridge, but you can see a lot and...More

Thank Bri S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I enjoy the path, you get bikers, skaters, walkers, joggers, pets... pretty much a wide variety of company. You can walk flat areas or areas with more hills.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This neat trail has variety and is easy to follow. It runs into a park with a tower that has a fun little lake with paddle boats. I want to kayak the creek along the side of this trail, sometime. I would suggest starting at...More

1  Thank Ruth F
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