The Nebraska National Forest offers a wide range of trails and scenery for those of you who think walking’s for suckers.  After all why else would god have invented the internal combustion engine if not to use it to enjoy the natural world at a speed normally reserved for four legged predators.

Bring your ATVs, camper and ride at the Bessey Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest . Camping facilities are close-by offering electric hookups, picnic facilities and bathrooms with hot showers.

There are approximately 60 miles of ATV trails open for quads and dirt bikes at the Bessey Ranger District winding through forested and grassland area.

ATV Trail Map

ATV trails include the Dismal River Trail #112, Power Line #113, Poison Ivy #114, Fence Line #115, and trails #118, #119,#121, and #224.  Mixed-use trails for plated vehicles and ATV are #214 and #216

Dirt bikers use the Hill Climb area on trail # 214.

There is a daily use fee of $3, annual pass of $15.  In order to ride, your vehicle must be equipped with an exhaust system that has not been altered in any way. The US Forest Service requires the noise limit of vehicles not to exceed 96 decibels

Take a virtual ride 

For more information contact:
Halsey Trails Club/NOHVA
Nebraska Off-Highway Vehicle Association,
Grand Island, NE
Contact: Dan Nitzel
Phone: (308) 381-2143