The Parks and Trails Fund receives 14.25 percent of the sales tax revenue resulting from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy amendment. Those funds may only be spent to support parks and trails of regional or statewide significance.
The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission was established in 2013 to undertake system planning and provide recommendations to the legislature for grants funded by the parks and trails fund. Learn more about the work of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission.
The Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee was created as a part of the implementation of the 25-year Parks and Trails Legacy Plan. Learn more about the work of the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.
Get an overview of the four strategic directions that the Parks and Trails Fund is investing in. See the funding amounts that have been invested in these four areas. Explore the programs and projects that are working to achieve meaningful results.