DETROIT (AP) – Federal funds will help pay for a 6-mile, multi-use loop trail around Belle Isle Park in Detroit.
U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters of Michigan say $750,000 is being provided by the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund State and Local Assistance Program.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Theaters & Politics
The program provides grants for local and state park projects outside national park boundaries.READ MORE: CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death
Private investments will match the federal funding for the Belle Isle trail.
Belle Isle is a 987-acre park in the Detroit River that features a nature zoo, conservatory, golf driving range, maritime museum and other attractions.MORE NEWS: Red Wings Hire Lightning Assistant Derek Lalonde As Coach
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