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Sucker Creek winds westward from 290th Avenue south of Detroit Lakes. More than 50 acres on the east side of the road will be purchased by the City of Detroit Lakes. Brian Basham/Tribune

Good news for Sucker Creek

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While it may not have delivered good news for Detroit Mountain, the Legacy grant program brought good news for Sucker Creek Preserve.


The Department of Natural Resources awarded $7.49 million in Parks and Trails Legacy grants throughout Minnesota, and the city of Detroit Lakes received $495,000 to purchase more than 50 acres across the street from the existing Sucker Creek Preserve in what is called Upstream Sucker Creek.

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