Planning begins for off-road, 400-mile trail

Published 9:39 am Friday, July 15, 2016

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has started planning a 400-mile off-road adventure trial that would eventually stretch from Lake Superior to the North Dakota border.

The DNR is working with the National Off-Road Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota 4 Wheel Drive Association in developing the trail, which are popular in Colorado and other western states.

The DNR’s consultant Mary Straka says the Border to Border trail will have low speeds and connect with communities and scenic spots.

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The Star Tribune says a kickoff meeting is scheduled Monday in Grand Rapids with representatives from the DNR, the U.S. Forest Service and others.