To acquire 80 acres within Minneopa State Park along a key habitat corridor
To improve and expand Metropolitan Regional Parks and Trails
For acquisition and design of the Mill Towns State Trail between the cities of Faribault and Waterford.
Renew state park visitor facilities that have fallen into disrepair.
Build a 1.2-mile trail extension into Tofte.
Grants for regional and local parks and trails to fund four grant programs that have historically been managed by the MnDNR:
Extend trail to the river by building a trail bridge and safety improvements, connecting downtown La Crescent to the Mississippi River.
Incorporate 16 acres of land within Sibley State Park that Parks & Trails Council purchased in 2017 and worked with Sibley State Park Improvement Association to restore.
Expand the statutory boundary of Frontenac State Park to include the land Parks & Trails Council acquired for the park.
Connect trail to Interstate State Park by extending it with a 0.5-mile segment that includes a 180-foot bridge and trailhead
Restore 255 acres of forested native plant communities in several state parks.
Design and construction of improvements to bring the facilities within state parks and recreation areas to the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Acquire approximately 60 acres located along the legislatively authorized Goodhue-Pioneer State Trail.
For development including the Lake Lodge Visitor Center, the campground, renewable energy facilities, and reconstruction of the mine shaft.
Improve user safety by constructing a tunnel for the trail to cross under Hadley Ave, which is challenging to cross because the street exceeds 8,000 vehicles per day.
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
275 4th St E, Suite 250
St. Paul MN 55101-1626
Phone: 651-726-2457 or 800-944-0707