Thu, Sep 05 | Champaign Outdoors

The Great Plains: America’s Newest Longest Trail

The Great Plains Trail Alliance has a goal to establish a public 2,200 mile trail spanning from Canada’s Grassland National Park on the U.S./ Canada border to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas.
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The Great Plains: America’s Newest Longest Trail

Time & Location

Sep 05, 2019, 6:00 PM
Champaign Outdoors, 2017 South Neil Street, Champaign, IL, USA

About the Event

Have you heard of America’s newest, longest trail? The Great Plains Trail Alliance has a goal to establish a public 2,200 mile trail spanning from Canada’s Grassland National Park on the U.S./ Canada border to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. Come join us and listen to Robert Pahre answer questions such as, “How do you make a new trail?” and “What’s so great about the Great Plains?”

Robert Pahre is a professor and department head of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a part of the board of The Great Plains Trails Alliance. His research includes politics in the national parks.

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