Desoto Bend /Wilson Island
Twenty miles north of Omaha. Take Hwy. 75 to Blair, then turn east on Hwy. 30 across the Missouri River. Follow Hwy. 30 approximately 6 miles east of the river. Take a right on gravel road marked "State Park Recreation Area". Follow 5 miles south. Turn right at "T" intersection. follow 1 mile to Wilson Island entrance. This is a great self contained ride from Omaha, or a great place for the family to spend a day in the outdoors. Approximately 8 miles of flat trails for walking or cycling. This is one of the best places to view migrating geese, bald eagles and other extraordinary wildlife.