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Comments wanted for West Mississippi River Regional Trail Master Plan

February 14, 2018 12:57 PM
Two cyclist riding their bike on a Brooklyn Park bike trail
West Mississippi River Regional Trail master plan is open for comments
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The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners has approved the draft master plan for the West Mississippi River Regional Trail, and the public has an opportunity to review the plan and make comments about it.

Overview of the trail

The trail route celebrates the Mississippi River’s significance within Hennepin County. The trail will travel approximately 20 miles adjacent to or near the river through northeastern Hennepin County, and will connect the communities of Dayton, Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center – with the confluence of the Crow/Mississippi Rivers and the Minneapolis Grand Rounds acting as bookends.

Future connections to the trail

The West Mississippi River Regional Trail will link Coon Rapids Dam and North Mississippi regional parks, and the Rush Creek, Medicine Lake and Twin Lakes regional trails. Once the future Crow River Regional Trail is built, trail users will be able to travel along the northern border of Hennepin County entirely on off-road trails.

Copies of the master plan

Copies of the master plan are available at this link:

Visit West Mississippi River Regional Trail Master Plan

Hard copies are also available at the following locations:

  • Three Rivers Park District Administrative Center
  • Eastman Nature Center and Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Visitor Center
  • City halls of Dayton, Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center
  • Hennepin County libraries: Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Brookdals

Comments

The public has the opportunity to provide comments from February 9 through March 12.

Email Three River Park District

Mail to:

Three Rivers Park District
c/o Ann Rexine
3000 Xenium Lane N.
Plymouth, MN 55441

 

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