Trails

By Melissa Ganje, FOX 21 News CASTLE DANGER, Minn. - It's an outdoor excursion where you can trike, then hike.  Near Castle Danger, we hopped on the Gitchi-Gami State Trail with the co-owner of Trikes for Life.
By don Begalle, Minneapolis Hiking Examiner
By Sara Doty, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, MN LANESBORO -- The quaint town of Lanesboro, nestled in the valley of southeastern Minnesota, has been known for its bike trails and rhubarb for years, but this week, the small town received another designation.
Attention! Please note that the registration fee to paddle the 2009 Mississippi River Challenge goes up $10 at midnight on July 6th!
  By: Wendy Johnson, Pine Journal As bids are about to be opened for phase one of the St. Louis River Trail project, Carlton County is working on a proposal to seek inclusion in the 2010 Minnesota State Bonding Bill to help fund phase two of the project. According to trail project chair Mark Roberts, the county plans to apply for $750,000 in the upcoming bonding bill, which he said should help...
By Jason Schoonover, Albert Lea Tribune Spring of 2010 is the earliest possible date construction could begin on an extension of the Blazing Star Trail from Myre-Big Island State Park to Hayward.
Should Segways be allowed on state trails? By: Nicole Huehlhausen, Web Producer Minnesota’s attorney general is involved in an unusual question over Segways—should riding the standup two-wheelers on state trails and paths be legal?
By Heather J. CarlsonPost-Bulletin, Rochester MN  ADAMS -- Even as supporters of the Shooting Star Trail gathered on Sunday to celebrate a new section of trail opening through Adams, officials were already thinking ahead to the next expansion.
The Washington County Board voted June 9 to enter into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to construct a grade-separated crossing over Manning Avenue for the Gateway Trail, consisting of a an historic bridge that will be moved in sections from Koochiching County. The Gateway Trail is an 18-mile, converted rail track for non-motorized trail use that stretches...
By Shannon Fiecke It would likely take at least $5 million for Scott and Carver counties to purchase an abandoned rail line that was last used for shipping sugar and turn it into a regional trail that people could someday use to reach Minneapolis. Although construction of a trail could be decades away, the counties are trying to reach an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad soon so they can...

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