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Two options are being considered for the trail when it arrives in Osage, heading down to Wolf Lake and on to Frazee or heading west, paralleling Highway 34, to Detroit Lakes. (DNR map)

Heartland Trail extension plan for route from Park Rapids to Moorhead approved by DNR commissioner

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The Heartland Trail extension plan for the route from Park Rapids to Moorhead has been completed and approved by Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr.


Now the work begins on the precise alignment of the trail, explained Tony Walzer, DNR acquisition and development specialist. "It's still in the early stages."

Meetings will resume with communities to determine the course of the trail through cities and funding sources.

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