Open Sunrise - Sunset
Feel free to text (402.803.0587) to check the status of the trail.
No fee or purchase required to use the trail
(although we do encourage guests to visit the winery!)
The trail is maintained regularly but depending on the season
some parts of the trail may be difficult to see.
Please save/print a copy of the map for reference.
NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ALLOWED
How long is the trail?
The trail is 3.1 miles (5k).
How do we access the trail?
The trail begins and ends near the Event Center so we'd recommend parking in the Event Center lot
for the quickest/easiest access to the trail. (see map above)
Are dogs allowed on the trail?
Yes! Dogs are allowed. We just ask that you bring a leash and clean up after.
Are bikes allowed on the trail?
Bicycles are allowed, but no motorized vehicles. The trail is hilly and challenging on a bike, so please come prepared!
Are strollers allowed on the trail?
Kids are welcome on the trail. We would not recommend using a stroller due to the difficulty of the terrain,
but strollers are allowed.
Can we consume alcohol on the trail?
Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the trail but we encourage guests to stop by the winery after your hike to purchase/taste wine!
What hours and days are we able to use the trail?
The trail is typically open seasonally and on weekends, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have opened the trail from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week, to give everybody an opportunity to get outside and get some fresh air!
What items should we bring along?
We encourage everybody to bring water, bug spray, and good shoes for hiking! We'd also recommend printing/saving a copy of the trail map (see above) and keeping your cell-phone with you in case of an emergency. (You can text/call 402.803.0587 for help on the trail, but please call 911 first in the event of a medical emergency).
What kind of terrain is the trail?
The trail features a variety of hilly terrain and is moderate in difficulty. The vast majority of the trail is grass but there are a few sections with light grass, dirt, and/or gravel. During your hike you will pass through tall grass prairie, oak and cedar forests, pine forests, and even a couple vineyards! You're also likely to see a variety of wildlife and even a view of the State Capitol off in the distance!
The trail is regularly maintained, but depending on the season it can be difficult to see in some sections. We recommend saving or printing a copy of the map.
Please read and take note of the following notice pursuant to the Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act:
WARNING: UNDER NEBRASKA LAW, AN OWNER OF PROPERTY, INCLUDING LANDS AND WATERS, IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE INJURY TO OR DEATH OF THE PARTICIPANT IN AGRITOURISM ACTIVITIES OR DAMAGE TO THE PARTICIPANT’S PROPERTY RESULTING FROM INHERENT RISKS OF SUCH ACTIVITIES. INHERENT RISKS INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE RISK OF ANIMALS AND LAND AND WATER CONDITIONS, THE ORDINARY DANGERS OF STRUCTURES OR EQUIPMENT ORDINARILY USED IN FARMING OR RANCHING OPERATIONS, AND THE POTENTIAL FOR YOU OR ANOTHER PARTICIPANT TO ACT IN A NEGLIGENT MANNER THAT MAY CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR OWN INJURY OR DEATH. YOUR ARE ASSUMING THE RISK OF PARTICIPATING IN THE AGRITOURISM ACTIVITIES FOR WHICH YOU ARE ENTERING THE OWNER’S PREMISES.