Metro Trails

Fun comes naturally while traveling the Metro Trails. With over 100 miles of trials to coose from, our nationally recognized trail system is something everyone can enjoy.

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What’s being done

Our Omaha Metro Area floodplains are expanding due to ongoing urbanization. The NRD is working with local cities and counties to find workable solutions.

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How You Can Help

Learn the problems and be a part of the solution. There are a variety of ways we can help preserve our water quality by changing the way we care for our homes and the community around us.

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Welcome to the official Papio-Missouri River NRD website. This NRD is a regional government agency that protects ground and surface water, reduces flood threats, slows the effects of soil erosion, creates and enhances wildlife habitat and much more. Governed by an elected Board of Directors and working with other public agencies and citizen groups, the NRD emphasizes creation of cost-efficient, multi-purpose projects that create “Quality of Life” opportunities while enhancing our natural resources.

Contact Information:
Headquarters at 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha, NE 68138
Phone: (402) 444-6222 Fax: (402) 895-6543
Field offices in Blair, Tekamah, Walthill
and Dakota City

Our Newest Public Service Campaign on Flood Prevention
“Power of Partnerships”

Latest News –

Chalco Hills Visitors Please Note.
Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, the Giles Rd. access to Chalco Hills Recreation Area at 154th Street will only be from the west due to the widening of Giles Rd. There will only be access to Chalco Hills from the west until winter road construction shutdown (late November). Giles Rd will be reopened for traffic from 144th to 156th during the winter months and closed again in late March for construction restart. All other Chalco Hills entrances remain unchanged.

Board Meeting  News Release
Nov. 2015

Mo River Levees Project Moves Forward
Groundwater Management Plan
Hell Creek Repairs



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You can order free materials including a Metro Trails Map, Flooding Solutions brochure, Finding Solutions brochure, and our Spectrum e-Newsletter.


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