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Great River Ridge State Trail

Latest Land Acquisition

Securing the final piece for Great River Ridge State Trail

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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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2018 Fall Newsletter

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