This One Easy Hike In Nebraska Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

When you think about hiking, do you picture heavy socks and boots, massive backpacks, and the kind of intimidating walking sticks that seasoned trail walkers seem to favor? Nebraska has plenty of trails that appeal to the hardened hiker, but there are many more that the casual nature walker can enjoy. One of the most spectacular is the short hike leading up to Nebraska’s tallest waterfall.

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This is really one of those Nebraska hikes that you have to do at least once before you die. If you’re looking for more short hikes, here are some of our favorites that are five miles or less. Or for a bit more variety, these 20 trails are some of the greatest in the state.