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Join the Great Park Pursuit for a Nebraska outdoor adventure

LINCOLN, Neb. – Enjoy an outdoor adventure with family or friends and experience Nebraska parks by joining The Great Park Pursuit (GPP) for a chance to win prizes.

The goal of GPP, a partnership between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Recreation and Park Association, is to promote active lifestyles while increasing awareness of the state’s nature-rich outdoor recreation opportunities.

This is done by encouraging participants to visit up to 20 GPP sites located across Nebraska between May 1 and Sept. 17, 2018. Participants will follow clues to a GPP post, where they will make a pencil impression of the post to prove they were there or upload a photo of the post the GPP mobile app.

Prizes and entry into drawings are based on the number of impressions collected. The grand prize is an outdoor recreation package with a retail value of $1,500.

The participating parks are: Bridgeport State Recreation Area (SRA), Bridgeport; Calamus SRA, Burwell; Chadron State Park (SP), Chadron; Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine; Heartwell Park, Hastings; Kelley Park, McCook; Lake Minatare SRA, Minatare; Lewis and Clark SRA, Crofton; Melham Park, Broken Bow; Miller’s Landing, Omaha; Neligh Mill State Historic Site, Neligh; Oliver Reservoir, Kimball; Chalco Hills Recreation Area, Omaha; Platte River SP, Louisville; Rock Creek Lake SRA, Parks; Rockford Lake SRA, Rockford; Summit Lake SRA, Tekamah; Verdon SRA, Verdon; Victoria Springs SRA, Anselmo; York Ballpark Complex, York.

For more information, to register or to get the GPP mobile app, visit negpp.org.


About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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