Bites, Bikes & Bison

Bites, Bikes and Bison is back for 2021!

Bites, Bikes and Bison is the annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Pioneers Park Nature Center. This fun, family-friendly annual bike ride begins in scenic Pioneers Park and takes riders into downtown Lincoln, where food and drink specials await at several popular destinations.

2021 ride details

Date: Sunday, Sept. 12, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $20, kids 12 and under ride free

Route: The ride begins in Pioneers Park. Riders can do an optional 4-mile loop in Pioneers Park before they take a 100% paved route into downtown Lincoln, where riders can take advantage of specials at the following establishments:

White Elm Brewing: A free beer

The Mill Coffee & Tea, Telegraph District: A free iced coffee, granita or Italian soda

Saro Cider: $5 cider

The Hub Cafe: Choice of a beer, lemonade, or a coffee

After leaving the park, this year’s route takes riders down the Bison Trail to 8th Street (a designated bike route), and then to the N Street bike lanes and Antelope Valley Trail.

Riders can visit as many or as few stops as they like, in whatever order they like. Mileage can range from an 8-mile out-and-back to White Elm to an 18-mile out-and-back to the Hub Café with a loop around the park at the beginning or end of the ride. New this year: Nature Play Day! Sign your child up for a day of outdoor hiking, exploration and fun while you ride BBB. $15/child ages 4-12. Click here and use keyword BBB to register  or call 402-441-7895, childcare registration closes September 9.

Our Sponsors

Gold

Union Bank & Trust logo

Silver

Ameritas logo

Bronze

Bats to Rats logo

Our Mission

The mission of Pioneers Park Nature Center is to interpret the natural history of Nebraska and the central great plains; to promote the enjoyment, appreciation and awareness of our natural environment; to practice and foster a conservation ethic; and to provide a sanctuary for wildlife and a peaceful retreat for people.

Hours

Monday - Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
Noon - 5:00 PM
Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Free Admission
Suggested Donations: $3/person, $5/family, or $10/group

Contact

3201 S Coddington Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68522

Phone
(402) 441-7895

Email
naturecenter@lincoln.ne.gov

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