Cliffs Trailhead

Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands, Near Chadron, Nebraska

Cliffs Trailhead does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Cliffs is named for the large cliff face above Bordeaux Creek along the east side of the recreation site and trailhead. It’s a popular access point for both motorized and non-motorized trail users. The trail system is suited for all levels of riders and hikers. 

Using nearby trails and roads these are a few of the popular loop combinations for non- motorized use. The following loop trails begin and end from Road 723.

For motorized users, ATV’s and motorcycles, Trails 209 and 210 provide access to motorized trails to the north and south of the Cliffs. Road 723 is closed to ATV’s and motorcycles except to access Trails 209 and 210. Refer to the Motor Vehicle Use Map for motorized travel routes and information. These are available for free from the Forest Service office in Chadron.

Dispersed camping is allowed, remember to pack in/packout.