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COVID cabin fever? Take a hike!

Posted at 3:27 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 17:27:24-05

OMAHA, NE — With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to keep most of us at home a lot more than normal, people are developing cabin fever. Feeling cooped up can have ill effects on both our mental and physical states.

A lot of people are seeking a way to safely fight the fever, and for more and more folks that means going out to one of the many parks and trails around Omaha to take a hike.

Being outside and being able to socially distance while getting exercise and fresh air is a great way to reinvigorate yourself.

There are 7 state parks and recreation areas within 20 miles of Omaha, and within the city there are 85 miles of interconnected trails for hiking and biking.

Below are links to many resources to help you get out and fight cabin fever with an invigorating late fall hike.

https://www.alltrails.com/us/nebraska/omaha

https://www.visitomaha.com/things-to-do/outdoor-recreation/walk-bike-trails/

Nebraska State Parks