Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail (Rice and LeSueur)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date
June 2012
End Date
October 2012
Counties Affected
Le Sueur
Le Sueur
Project Overview

Trail reconstruction and renewal

About the Issue

Rehabilitation of a segment of the bituminous surfaced Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail to improve user safety and provide for ADA improvements. The rehabilitation of the state trail's bituminous surface is scheduled to be complete by September 2012.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2011 First Special Session Ch. 6 Art. 3 Sec. 3(a)(3)
Appropriation Language

Sec. 3. Department of Natural Resources
(a)$14262000 the first year and $14603000 the second year are for state parks recreation areas and trails to:
(1)Connect people to the outdoors;
(2)Acquire land and create opportunities;
(3)Maintain existing holdings; and
(4)Improve cooperation by coordinating with partners to implement the 25-year long-range parks and trails legacy plan

Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The reconstruction and renewal of 13 miles of the Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail between the west edge of the City of Faribault through Sakatah State Park to the City of Waterville at TH13. Trail renewal projects are intended to improve accessibility enhance user safety and implement current best management practices.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The reconstruction and renewal of 14.7 miles of the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail between the City of Faribault Morristown and Sakatah State Park/Waterville is scheduled to be completed by 1 October 2012. This segment of the existing state trail renewal project included the widening and replacement of the trail's bituminous surface culvert repair or replacement improvements to public and private trail intersections vegetation management and enhanced informational signs.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
Street Address
500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul
Zip Code
(651) 259-5636
Administered By
Administered by

500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

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