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RAC funds help improve local trail infrastructure


Jess Field / Petersburg Pilot

This new covered shelter was recently completed along the Blind River Rapids Trail.

Visitors to the Blind River Rapids Trail, just south of Petersburg, can now take advantage of a new covered shelter and picnic area that recently finished construction.

The addition to the trail was originally proposed in 2010, says Brad Hunter, recreation and wilderness staff officer on the Petersburg Ranger District.

Hunter says getting approval for the project and finalizing the design of the structure took time. And the process included landscape architecture and engineering to create a durable, long-lasting structure.

"The wheels turn slowly sometimes," he says.

Local contractor Jes...

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