Planning for enhancement projects and creating a map-based inventory, and updating trail maintenance standards.
Build a trail connecting Rochester to Chester Woods Regional Park
To acquire 80 acres within Minneopa State Park along a key habitat corridor
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.
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.
Acquire approximately 60 acres located along the legislatively authorized Goodhue-Pioneer State Trail.
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.
Develop a 3.5-mile segment of the Mesabi Trail from County Road 88 into Ely, Minn.
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
275 4th St E, #250
St. Paul MN 55101-1626