As the mercury rose late morning last Wednesday on an unseasonably mild December day, so, too, did the traffic on Mark Sather Trail, a popular public path with sweeping views of White Bear Lake.
As one is exploring the outdoors, trail safety should be at top of mind. While human attacks on most trails are quite rare, it’s important to …
Several times in my life, I’ve come home from trips elsewhere thinking those localities do a thing or two better than we do here at home.
On a recent Sunday morning—when it wasn’t as brutally hot as it is today—I spent some time cruising the city’s Canal Path and Heritage Trail o…
Fredericksburg may soon get more land for trails and other public uses in the Village of Idlewild.
One of the most enjoyable features of Fredericksburg living is our system of trails. These trails are a boon to city residents and visitors al…
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Got something to say about trails in Spotsylvania? The Planning Commission will have a public hearing on the trailways master plan. Click here to see a draft of the plan. The public hearing comes after a survey last year, which found that county residents want more trails for walking, biking
Last week I wrote this story about a private trail in Dahlgren that allows horseback riders to use it. In the story, Marty Goettler opined that bicycles cause more damage to trails than horses. Today, I got an e-mail from a reader who said he was “disturbed” with the article
The Spotsylvania County Planning Department will have a community meeting on the Trailways Master Plan at 7 p.m. Sept 22 on the third floor of its new office building in Courthouse Village. The 2008 comprehensive plan, which is the county’s guide for growth, requires the planning department to create a