More Nebraska State Recreation Areas– Nebraska has many state recreation areas. This map link provides information on each of them. Some may have walking or hiking trails, but all are open to off-trail hiking.
Wildlife Habitat Lands & Links: The lands below were purchased for the development of wildlife habitat by Platte River Basin Environments, Inc. These are open to the public, and though there are not many roads or trails, they are still open for off-trail exploration. The links provide a map and more details.
Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge – This large national wildlife area north of Ash hollow has one trail. The rest of the area is open to off-trail hiking and exploration. This is a favorite for bird-watchers.
Nebraska Wildlife Management Areas- Many of these WMA’s have old roads that can serve as hiking trails. The maps below show hiking routes at three different WMAs. A call or visit to a Wildlife Management Office will usually be very useful in getting some good advice for specific areas.