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- Take a virtual walk along beautiful Nebraska trails.
Walk Nebraska is an unique website designed to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle by making walking an important part of your personal fitness program.
- Select your own route for your trek across the state.
Choose from 5 scenic trails.
- Record number of actual miles you walk.
Messages automatically appear along your virtual trail, giving useful health tips.
- View your progress along the trail.
Includes map of trail which charts your progress along the way. See beautiful scenery, notable landmarks and interesting sites in Nebraska.
For more information or questions, contact Cami Wells at (308) 385-5088.
For tips and motivation on walking as part of a healthy lifestyle, check our Walk Nebraska Newsletters. A new one is added monthly. You are welcome to reproduce them for educational / non-commercial uses to help spread the word about walking!
Physical Activity Resources
Let’s Move First Lady Michelle Obama's program to help prevent childhood obesity.
(Source: White House, US Dept. Health & Human Services, USDA, US Dept. of Education)
Be Active Your Way Federal Government's first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
(Source: US Dept. Health & Human Services)
Map of Nebraska State Parks (Source: outdoornebraska.ne.gov)
MyPlate and Physical Activity Why it is important, how much is needed and number of calories burned (Source: USDA)
Physical Activity for Everyone Videos explain physical activity guidelines, give you tips on how to meet them and show how to do muscle strengthening exercises properly. (Source: CDC)