10 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Nebraska Should Take

Hiking is such a great way to get some exercise while enjoying nature. There’s something so relaxing about walking and just concentrating on the way the ground moves beneath your feet. A lot of people are scared off of the idea of hiking by the notion that it’s only for very fit people. These trails are short enough for just about anyone to handle; some are more challenging than others, but none require you to be a seasoned hiker. Just lace up your shoes and hit that trail.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

This selection of short trails is far from being exhaustive. Nebraska has endless miles of trails, many of which are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Add your favorite short hike to the list in the comments!