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Map of the MoPac Trail in Sarpy County, Nebraska

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MoPac Trail

MoPac Trail Nebraska map area

MoPac Trail

LENGTH:

14.7 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved crushed stone

COMMUNITIES:

Omaha, Springfield, South Bend

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, farmland, historic Lied Platte River Bridge

RELATED LINKS:

Omaha

Lincoln

The MoPac Trail is a 14.7-mile long unpaved pathway located between Omaha, Springfield and South Bend in Eastern Nebraska. The trail starts to the south of Omaha and travels alongside NE-50 and NE-31 for much of the route. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and goes past miles of wide open farmland and has trees along both sides for much of the way. 

The highlight of the trail is the half mile long railroad bridge that the trail uses to cross the Platte River called the Lied Platte River Bridge. The trail tops on the south side of the Platte River near the small community of South Bend.

Future plans for the MoPac Trail are to expand the rout to stretch as far as Lincoln. The MoPac Trail East and MoPac Trail West sections are already developed in the Lincoln area.

Conditions

The MoPac Trail has a wide graded surface of crushed stone and relatively few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.

Communities

The MoPac Trail goes past the following communities: Omaha, Springfield and South Bend.

Points of Interest

The MoPac Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Sarpy County Farigrounds
historic Lied Platte River Bridge
End Points

The northeast end of the MoPac Trail is located at Route 50 and Schram Road on the south side of Omaha.

The southwest end of the trail is located at 328th Street north of Kimberly Drive near South Bend.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the MoPac Trail in Eastern Nebraska.

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