Greater MN Parks & Trails is working to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Minnesota by providing areas for recreational opportunities, and promoting legislative support, funding opportunities, and networking for regional parks and trails throughout Greater Minnesota.

Zeb Gray Shelter - Ramsey Park

19Sep 22

Funding Tours for FY24 Legacy Grant Requests

Below is a message from GMRPTC Executive Director Renee Mattson. You can reach her at System Plan Coordinator Joe Czapiewski and I have started touring the FY24 Legacy Grant applicants…

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13Sep 22

Connecting People to the Outdoors

In 2020, Wright County Parks & Recreation obtained a grant from the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails Commission (GMRPTC) to purchase outdoor recreation equipment to provide opportunities for people…

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13Jul 22

Action TrackChairs making parks more accessible

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently purchased five Action TrackChairs to be available for use at Camden, Crow Wing, Lake Bemidji, McCarthy, Maplewood, and Myre-Big Island State Parks. These…

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miles of regional recreational trails
acres of regional parkland and counting
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“Study nature. Love nature. Stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”
Frank Lloyd Wright