Exploring Nebraska

Dirt Addiction

Nebraska mountain biking might sound like an oxymoron but it is a growing sport in a state that has no actual mountains. The bike trails at Platte River State Park are a popular destination for a dedicated group of bikers who ride and maintain the trails. And now, thanks to an influx of federal grant money, the trails will expand for new and experienced riders. The park is already on a top 25 list of State Park bike trails and the goal is to become a regional destination. Meet the riders who love these trails, including a national champion female mountain biking racer from Omaha who practices at the park.


Check out these 360° videos to really get a sense of the beauty and challenge of riding these trails: 

Mountain Biking POV at Platte River State Park

Tackling “The Rock Garden” at Platte River State Park

Michele Wolford

Producer

Share This Story
Facebook Icon Round Small Twitter Icon
Discover other area Nebraska Stories
Related Stories

Got a Nebraska Story?

You can also submit story ideas by emailing nebraskastories@netnebraska.org

Share with us on Facebook.

#NebraskaStories

Find us on:
Facebook Icon Round Small YouTube Icon Round Small Twitter Icon

Or share it forward with a gift:

netnebraska.org/donate

Nebraska Stories is made possible with the generous support of our Sponsors


The Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation
H. Lee and Carol Gendler Charitable Fund
Nebraska Highway Safety
Nebraska Tourism Commission