2021

This nature trail circles beautiful Wehrspann Lake along concrete walkways. Look for the eagles that nest by the dam.

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WHAT IS THE EVENT

Chalco Hills

Year Round Walk

SN: 116690 - 2021 / Y1446

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when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: DAWN T0 DUSK

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Gretna, Nebraska

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Holiday Inn Express, Gretna, NE

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

CC: Sarpy County

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Event comments

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.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5 & 10km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

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 eagles that make it home.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

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.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Holiday Inn Express, Gretna, NE

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.

event sponsor

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers (AVA-0016)

Event website: www.netrailblazers.club

point of contact

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