187 miles
1,568 ft
-487 ft
2,751 ft
High Point
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Cowboy Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Norfolk, Nebraska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    XC, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Global Ranking

One of the longest Rail Trails, spanning almost 200 miles between the towns of Norfolk and Valentine.
Some of the trail is covered in pea gravel and a few short sections are paved, but expect some stretches of washboards, sand, and a couple missing bridges.
Flat tire protection recommended.

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More Stats for Cowboy Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,080 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,505 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,507 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,587 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    150 miles
  • Distance down
    28 miles
  • Distance flat
    9 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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