By SANJAY TALWANI Independent Record
The public is invited to weigh in on several grant applications for area hiking, biking and off-highway vehicle trails in the state, including a few in the Helena area.
Montana State Parks is seeking comment to dispense about $1.3 million among 69 applicants seeking a total of about $2.8 million in its Recreational Trails Program. It also must award about $160,000 among 14 applicants seeking $293,000 in its OHV program.
In Helena, the city is asking for $60,000 to help purchase materials for a 3,500-foot loop trail around the Donaldson property, the 35-acre parcel just south of Saddle Drive thatís largely undeveloped but includes an 18-target disc golf course constructed by volunteers last year.
If completed, that trail would include a 75-foot bridge spanning a dry gulch in the middle of the property, and would be accessible to people in wheelchairs.To read the whole article ... http://helenair.com/news/local/comments-sought-on-trail-project-proposals-million-from-state-parks/article_5d6692b0-f8b3-11e1-b4dd-0019bb2963f4.html