Omaha Recreational Trails: Their Effect On Property Values And Public Safety

by Donald L. Greer, Ph.D., of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Recreation and Leisure Studies Program.

Despite increased promotion of trails for health and recreation, critics of new trail development continue to raise questions about the suitability of trails in neighborhoods. Concerns often focus on the impact of trails on property values and public safety in different types of neighborhoods.

February 28, 2000

Roberts Park borders the Keystone Trail and hosts a skateboard facility.