Steamboat Trace Trail
North end of Fifth St., Peru, NE 68421
Mountain bikers, hikers and parents with strollers seek out the Steamboat Trace Trail for a peaceful, 21-mile route through limestone bluffs and scenic riverbanks. From the trailhead in Peru, you can travel north or south and parallel the Missouri River in either direction. Heading northwest, the trail ends 6 miles shy of Nebraska City. Heading southeast, the trail ends just south of Brownville. Open year-round with the exception of the annual firearm deer hunting season in mid-November and early January.