Save Lebanon Hills

This Petition will be used to voice your objection to any additional paved Bike Trails in Lebanon Hills Regional Park. The County Commissioners are currently contemplating multiple regional trails through the park. These trails will all be 10-12' wide, with 2-3' mowed buffers on either side. The contemplated trails include:

Paved Connector Trail: 6.5 miles long; East to West through the interior of the park from the mountain bike trail over to Jensen Lake. This path will replace existing woodlands and be developed along wetlands, ponds and lakes, including along the north side of Jensen Lake.

Paved Vermillion Highlands Greenway Trail: North to South inside the eastern edge of the park from Cliff Road to 120th Street, parallel to Dodd Road.

Paved Additional Regional Trails: Mendota-Lebanon Hills Greenway, the North Creek Greenway and the Rosemount Regional Greenway... a paved trail connecting through the park.

Paved Trails around Holland and McDonough Lakes.

By signing the petition below your voice and opinion, objecting to these proposed paved trails, will be heard. Lebanon Hills Regional Park currently consists of approximately 2000 acres which contain nearly all natural trails. The County Commissioners, Metropolitan Council, Parks Dept, elected officials, community planning boards and the local community value your input. You are making a difference in preserving the historic Lebanon Hills Regional Park for generations to come.

Signers of this petition include nature-lovers, hikers, birders, conservation-minded people, runners, and members of Dakota County and wider communities.

Please Note: Your email address will not be used inappropriately, nor displayed on this website after you sign the petition below. We will only email you about updates related to the Save The Lebanon Hills Regional Park. Please sign both first and last names. And please share this petition with others that care, we CAN Preserve the current nature of the park! Thank you for your support!

Links

Follow this link to the Facebook Page that will keep you updated on the proposed development of Lebanon Hills Regional Park :  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lebanon-Hills-Wilderness-in-the-City/149356081903310?ref=stream

Contact Holly Jenkins for more information:

hollyc.jenkins@gmail.com>

Discussion

  • Anonymous Building roads and partitioning up a beautiful asset like this park is not responsible

  • Bridget Handke Please preserve Lebanon Hills as the natural preserve that it is. Paving a road/path through the park will ruin the natural beauty of the park. We have the best park in the region, lets keep it that way.

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    Bridget Handke, United States

    7 months ago Comments: Please preserve Lebanon Hills as the natural preserve that it is. Paving a road/path through the park will ruin the natural beauty of the park. We have the best park in the region, lets keep it that way.
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