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Some land projects we are currently working to add to parks or trails

Parks & Trails Council steps in when most needed to help acquire land for a park or trail. Here are some of our current projects.

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Capital Improvements

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No OHVs in state parks

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Diversity and Equity

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Community-Driven Trails

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Latest News

November 15, 2022

Free Park Fridays

The last Free Park Friday of the year will be on November 25th this year. You can visit any one of Minnesota's 75 state parks ...
Grassy field dotted with oak trees along a lake shore
November 1, 2022

Parks & Trails Council assumes official ownership of former ...

On Oct. 31, two years after being the highest bidder during a live auction, Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota ...
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