Public Meetings Address Recreation Trail Planning for Aitkin County

(Aitkin, MN) – Public meetings held August 26 and 27th in McGregor and Hill City addressed the development of Aitkin County’s Comprehensive Recreation Trail Plan.Citizens had an opportunity to hear about the goals of the plan and the types of recreation trails that are being considered for county-managed lands. The presentation from the meetings has also been posted at the project website. The project website can be accessed through the County Land Department’s Recreation webpage.


Over the past year, the plan development process has included input from a stakeholder committee representing diverse recreation interests and meetings with the Park Commission. The goal of the plan is to guide recreation trail management on county-managed lands.



“The plan will evaluate current recreation demands and identify opportunities to enhance opportunities while balancing natural resource protections and competing land uses,” says Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner.


The public will have another opportunity to review the plan before it is finalized.