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Chester Woods Trail Group


Support the establishment of a biking and hiking trail between Rochester and Eyota, with connections to nearby state trails.

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Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is a strong voice at the state capital working to ensure Minnesota’s parks and trails are protected and cared for. We work with friends groups to identify critical projects that need government support.


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Chester Woods: trail development

Chester Woods: trail development

Build a trail connecting Rochester to Chester Woods Regional Park


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Bonding Bill

Bonding Bill
The final piece of the 2017 budget agreement was a $988 million bonding bill (HF 5), which passed in the wee hours on the last day of session. The bonding bill funds building and infrastructure projects, including park and trail projects. Specifically, the bill includes: ...

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