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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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Person in pink jacket walking on paved trail
May 23, 2022

New trail at Sibley made possible with P&TC land

A long-awaited 3-mile, paved, multi-use trail has been completed at Sibley State Park. This scenic trail meanders through the ...
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May 20, 2022

Minnesota bids farewell to lifelong environmental activist, Grant ...

Grant Merritt served on Parks & Trails Council’s board of directors for 11 years, including as president from 2004-2006. ...
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