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Long-closed stretch of Oak Creek Trail reopened

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Oak Creek Trail

The Oak Creek Trail connects Valparaiso and Brainard.

A mile-long stretch of Oak Creek Trail has reopened after a nearly three-year closure.

The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District closed the section — a mile west of the Valparaiso trailhead — in 2019 after stream bank erosion reached the edge of the trail, making it unsafe.

Repair crews have since rerouted that stretch of the trail, allowing the district to reopen it. A contractor will seed the area next month, but any inconvenience to trail users should be minor, resources conservationist Ariana Kennedy said in a news release.

The 13-mile Oak Creek Trail follows a former railroad line between Valparaiso and Brainard, northwest of Lincoln.

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