This nature trail circles beautiful Wehrspann Lake along concrete walkways. Look for the eagles that nest by the dam.
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Year Round Walk
SN: 122343 - 2023 / Y1446
From Sun, Jan 1st, 2023 to Dec 31st, 2023
Start box available: DAWN T0 DUSK
Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: Sarpy County
Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.
Located at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, Wehrspann Lake is a 250-acre lake surrounded by 940 acres of trees and grasses. The route goes around Wehrspann Lake in the Chalco Hills Recreation Area on concrete walkways. You will find many of Nebraska's State Flora and Fauna on the trail including: State Flower - Goldenrod, State Tree - Cottonwood Tree, State Bird - Western Meadowlark, State Grass - Little Bluestem, State Mammal - Whitetail Deer, and the State Insect - Honeybee. Look off to the northeast from the east side of the dam and you can spot the Eagle's Nest and maybe the two eagles that make it home.
Rating: 2A, Distance: 5, 10km
Daily dawn to dusk. Drive (1/3 mile) to walk start. Wehrspann Lake is a 250-acre lake surrounded by 940 acres of trees and grasses. The route goes around Wehrspann Lake in the Chalco Hills Recreation Area on concrete walkways. You will find many of Nebraska's State Flora and Fauna on the trail including: State Flower- Goldenrod, State Tree -Cottonwood Tree, State Bird -Western Meadowlark, State Grass- Little Bluestem, State Mammal - Whitetail Deer, and the State Insect - Honeybee. Look off to the northeast from the east side of the dam and you can spot the Eagles Nest and maybe the two eagl
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
OSB - First register for the event
The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:
16175 Stevens Point Circle, Gretna, NE. Take Exit 439 Off I-80 and head west toward Gretna. Less than 1/2 mile to Wickersham Blvd (on your left after Kum & Go - Sapp Brothers road on your right). Turn left onto Wickersham Blvd. Go about 1/4 mile to Stevens Point Cir on your right. Turn right onto Stevens Point Cir. to Holiday Inn Express.
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Holiday Inn Express, Gretna, NE
This event has a remote start.
Return to Hwy 370, turn left and drive to Hwy 370 Access, first right.
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers (AVA-0016)
Event website: https://www.nebraskatrailblazers.com/
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