Incorporated in 1982 the Platte River Trails Trust, formerly known as the Platte River Parkway Trust, is a non-profit, citizen led organization. The mission of the Platte River Trails Trust, formerly known as the Platte River Parkway Trust, is to develop a river pathway while preserving the scenic, natural and historic value of the North Platte River, and to assist with the development of a network of trails that contribute to our community`s economic vitality and quality of life.
Quality of Life
Health and Recreation
Transportation and Safety
Leadership in Pathways and Trails
There are many elements that make up the Platte River Trail. It is a riverfront pedestrian pathway. It is a link between the river corridor and the surrounding urban areas. It is a waterway developed for maximum water-oriented recreation use. Finally, it is a program for cleaning up the riverbed and riverbank for the preservation and enhancement of the habitat along and within the river.