MINOT, ND – After five years of construction, the Minot Parks Department has begun construction of a 600-acre outdoor recreation area.
The park is west of Minot, off County Road 15.
When complete, the park will house more than 70 acres for hiking trails.
There will be an aggregate trail, which is a medium-surface trail, a dirt and dirt trail, and an easy-to-access concrete trail.
“One of the big focuses with this trail was that we’ve built a lot of trails over the years and a lot of comments are like ‘I’d like to explore the trail but I have a stroller’ or ‘I have some mobility issues’ so that’s it a big part of this project,” said Elly DesLauriers of the Minot Park District.
The trails will also be marked with signs showing different types of plants and animals in the area.
Phase one of the project is scheduled to be completed in August.
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