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Great Lakes states lead the way in designation of new national recreation trails

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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke designated 19 national recreation trails in 17 states Wednesday, May 30, adding more than 370 miles to the national recreation trails system of more than 1,000 trails in all 50 states.

Two of the trails are in Michigan, with one each in Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania.

The announcement comes just days before National Trails Day, to be celebrated Saturday, June 2 with hikes, educational programs, bike rides, trail rehabilitation projects, festivals, paddle trips, and trail dedications across the country. Trails of the National Recreation Trails system range from less than a mile to 485 miles in length and have been designated on federal, state, municipal and privately owned lands.

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