Three Trail Grand Openings Set for this Spring

Two existing trails and one new one have some new mileage that will have Grand Opening celebrations later this Spring.

Mississippi River Regional Trail
Image Credit: Dakota County Parks

Dakota County Parks will hold the Mississippi River Trail Grand Opening on Saturday, May 20th from 9am to noon at Spring Lake Park Reserve/Schaar's Bluff in Hastings.  This newly completed 4.3 mile section is now open and contains three overlooks and two bridges spanning a total of approximately 570 feet with overlook decks on each.  Visit Dakota County Parks' Trail Construction page and the Project Overview Map page for more information about the trail.

Mill Towns State Trail
Image Credit: Dakota County Parks

Another new segment of trail made possible with cooperation from Dakota County Parks, Goodhue County and the Minnesota DNR is the part of the Mill Towns State Trail in Cannon Falls.  The Mill Towns State Trail Grand Opening takes place Saturday, June 3rd from 2 to 5pm.  "Festivities will include activity stations along the trail, naturalist programs, refreshments and a community bike ride. More information to come soon."
Minnesota River Greenway

The Minnesota River Greenway was made possible by Dakota County, the City of Burnsville, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Xcel Energy.  This new stretch of trail runs from HWY 77 to 35W (3.5 miles) along the south side of the Minnesota River.  The Minnesota River Greenway Grand Opening celebration is on Saturday, June 3rd from 10am to noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:15am.  The Grand Opening will be held at Minnesota Riverfront Park in Burnsville.  "Festivities will include activity stations along the trail, naturalist programs, refreshments and free bikes available for check-out."

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...