For predesign and engineering of a 25-mile spur of the Heartland State Trail that will connect Itasca State Park to Park Rapids.
2018 Identified Need
The planned trail will be located primarily in county and state-owned lands, showcasing the abundant natural and cultural resources of the region. Future trail users will get to experience a working forest, open grassland, old-growth forest, wetlands, and lakes. The trail will increase outdoor opportunities for cyclists, walkers, snowmobilers, families and children, serving both area residents and tourists to the region.
Grassroots initiative in partnership with Heartland Trail Association