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Parks and Trails Legacy Funding

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As a regional park implementing agency of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Carver County is eligible to receive grant funding through the Minnesota Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Act.  The Act provides 14.25% of the funds generated from the 3/8% increase in the state sales tax for regional and state parks and trails.

Below is a list Carver County Parks & Trails projects that have been partially or fully funded through the Minnesota Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Act.  

2010-2011

  • Dakota Rail Regional Trail - Phase I Construction  
  • Lake Minnewashta Regional Park/TH 41 Trail and Underpass Construction

2012

  • Dakota Rail Regional Trail - Phase II Construction

For more information on Carver County Parks & Trails projects, please contact County staff.  To learn more about the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Act and see a list of other funded projects, visit the Minnesota's Legacy website.