Cowboy trail nebraska map. Were a working cattle ranch. It is the principal city of the norfolk. Nebraska is where midwest meets west literally. At 11 ranch we dont do head to tail trail rides yoga golf or spa days.
The chisholm trail was a trail used in the post civil war era to drive cattle overland from ranches in texas to kansas railheads. About the katy trail the katy trail is a 237 mile 386 km trail stretching across most of the state of missouri. Looking for the best trails around nebraska. Separated from vehicle traffic travelers will be able to truly enjoy embrace and experience those amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties that make up the american landscape from washington dc to washington state.
Over half the trails length follows lewis and clarks path up the missouri river where you can ride beneath towering river bluffs while eagles circle overhead. We give you the opportunity to not play cowboy but to be one. The chisholm trail was the major route out of texas for livestock. Although it was used only from 1867 to 1884 the longhorn cattle driven north along it provided a steady source of income that helped the impoverished state recover from the civil war.
Explore the best rated trails in nebraska whether youre looking an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the cowboy recreation and nature trail and mopac trail east. Routes 81 and 275. The population is 24210 at the 2010 census making it the ninth largest city in nebraska. Geographers identify the 100th meridian which nearly halves the state as the boundary between the two regions.
About us northwest nebraska high country is an organization of more than twenty five ranchers and farmers who provide unique opportunities for tourists in get away from it all settings.