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Mapping Our Land Protection Projects

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Each place has a unique story that led to it becoming part of Minnesota's parks and trails. Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota steps in when most needed, sometimes that has been to create an entire park, other times, to purchase a small yet invaluable parcel, without which, the park or trail would have lost part of what makes it so special.

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Person holding a GeoPDF showing their location (blue dot) at Itasca headwaters
August 1, 2018

State Park digital maps now track you on the trail

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Parks & Trails Council's Research Bike
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#ResearchBike adventure underway

Collecting data on the condition of all the paved state trails in Minnesota Have you ever thought about biking all 600 miles ...
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