prairie grass
bicyclists on Gitchi Gami with Lake Superior in back
March 5, 2019
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Gitchi-Gami: trail development into Lutsen

This project is included in Parks & Trails Council’s 2019 Legislative Agenda.

2019 Legislative Summary

2019 Amount Requested2019 Amount Funded
$3.2 millionNone (no bonding bill)

2019 Funding Source Sought

Seal of Minnesota
General Obligation Bonds

2019 Bills Introduced

There was no bonding bill.

Final Language in Law

Final language will be added here if passed.

Proposed Project Overview

Build a 1.5 mile trail extension into Lutsen, plus planning and design costs for other segments.

When completed, the Gitchi-Gami State Trail will be an 89-mile non-motorized, paved recreational trail between Two Harbors and Grand Marais, following Lake Superior’s beautiful and historic North Shore. Currently several miles, totally 29 miles, are complete. This project would fund continued development and design of the Gitchi Gami.

Project Support

Grassroots initiative in partnership with Gitchi-Gami Trail Association

Other Projects on our 2019 Legislative Agenda