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  • Minutes 2005
    January 19, 2005 February 9, 2005 March 8, 2005 April 13, 2005 May 11, 2005 August 10, 2005 September 14, 2005 October 12, 2005 December 14, 2005
  • Minutes 2019
    November 13, 2019 October 9, 2019 September 11, 2019 August 21, 2019 June 12, 2019 May 08 2019 April 10, 2019 March 13, 2019 February 13, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • Minutes 2013
    December 11, 2013 October 9, 2013 September 11, 2013 August 14, 2013 July 10, 2013 June 12, 2013 May 9, 2013 April 10, 2013 February 13, 2013 January 9, 2013
  • Minutes 2017
    December 15, 2017 November 8, 2017 October 11, 2017 September 13, 2017 August 9, 2017 July 26, 2017 May 10, 2017 April 12, 2017 March 8, 2017 February 8, 2017 January 11, 2017
  • Minutes 2009
    December 14, 2009 November 11, 2009 August 23, 2009 July 8, 2009 June 10, 2009 May 13, 2009 April 8, 2009 March 11, 2009 February 11, 2009 January 14, 2009
  • Minutes 2006
    January 11, 2006 March 8 , 2006 April 12, 2006 May 10 , 2006 June 14, 2006 July 12, 2006 August 9,2006 September 13, 2006 October 11, 2006 Novebmer 8, 2006 December 18, 2006
  • Minutes 2003
    September 17, 2003 October 15, 2003 November 19, 2003 December 17, 2003
  • Minutes 2014
    December 10, 2014 November 12, 2014 October 8, 2014 September 10, 2014 August 13, 2014 July 9, 2014 June 11, 2014 May 14, 2014 April 9, 2014 March 12, 2014 February 12, 2014 January 8, 2014
  • Minutes 2008
    January 09, 2008 February 13, 2008 April 9, 2008 May 14, 2008 June 11, 2008 July 9, 2008 August 13, 2008 September 10, 2008 October 8, 2008 November 12, 2008 December 10, 2008
  • Minutes 2016
    December 14, 2016 November 9, 2016 September 14, 2016 August 10, 2016 June 8, 2016 May 11, 2016 April 13, 2016 March 9, 2016 February 10, 2016
  • Minutes 2015
    December 2, 2015 November 11, 2015 October 14, 2015 September 15, 2015 August 12, 2015 July 15, 2015 June 10, 2015 May 13, 2015 April 8, 2015 March 11, 2015 February 11, 2015 January 14, 2015
  • Minutes 2004
    January 14, 2004 February 11, 2004 March 10, 2004 April 13, 2004 June 9, 2004 July 14, 2004 September 15, 2004 October 13, 2004 December 8, 2004
  • Minutes 2011
    December 14, 2011 November 9, 2011 October 12, 2011 September 14, 2011 August 10, 2011 June 8, 2011 May 12, 2011 April 13, 2011 March 9, 2011 February 9, 2011 January 12, 2011
  • Minutes 2020
    October 14, 2020 September 9, 2020 August 12,2020 July 8, 2020 June 24, 2020 May 13, 2020 February 12, 2020 January 8, 2020
  • Minutes 2010
    December 8, 2010 October 13, 2010 September 8, 2010 August 11, 2010 July 14, 2010 June 9, 2010 May 12, 2010 April 14, 2010 March 10, 2010 February 10, 2010 January 13, 2010
  • Minutes 2007
    February 14, 2007 March 14, 2007 May 9, 2007 July 11, 2007 October 10, 2007 November 14, 2007 December 12, 2007
  • Minutes 2012
    December 12, 2012 November 14, 2012 October 10, 2012 September, 2012 August 8, 2012 July, 2012 June 13, 2012 May 17, 2012 April 19, 2012 March 15, 2012 February 16, 2012 January 19, 2012
  • Minutes 2018
    December 12, 2018 November 14, 2018 October 10, 2018 September 12, 2018 August 8, 2018 July 11, 2018 June 13, 2018 May 9, 2018 April 11, 2018 March 14, 2018 February 14, 2018 January 18, 2018 January 10, 2018
  • Where exactly are the LARA Trails?
    Existing LARA Trail Map
  • Are the LARA trails plowed in the winter?
    LARA contracts to have approximately 1.5 miles of the trail along Foreman St., Gee Drive and Alden Nash Rd (south of Gee Dr.) plowed, which includes the section funded by the State of Michigan Safe Routes program.
  • How can I volunteer?
    All volunteers are welcome! Please visit our GET INVOLVED page.
  • Who do we contact if we see maintenance issues on the trail?
    Please contact us HERE if you see anything of concern along the LARA trail.
  • What is " LARA"?
    Please see the ABOUT page
  • Are there other nearby trails in the Lowell Area, but not connected to the LARA trails?
    Bradford Dickinson White Nature Preserve (3 miles south of Lowell) Ionia State Recreation Area (12 miles east of Lowell)
  • What other trails are there in the Lowell area?
    The Lowell Community is blessed with an abundance of local, regional and national facilities including hiking, non-motorized and water trails! Learn more here!
  • How can we learn more about LARA?
    Please contact us with any questions! CONTACT Follow up on Facebook! Attend a LARA Board meeting. CALENDAR Read our meeting minutes – MINUTES
  • What other trails in Lowell are connected to the LARA Trails?
    Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trails North Country Hiking Trail Wege / Wittenbach Nature Center Cooper Woodland Hiking Trail Cherry Creek Pond Trail Lowell Township Grand River Park Trails
  • How can I donate?
    You can send us a check or make your donation through PayPal by clicking on the DONATION button
  • Who maintains the LARA trails?
    The trails in the LARA system are maintained by LARA with funding assistance from the member communities and volunteers.
  • Are there future trail extensions planned?
    Yes! Please see the plans for the next Phase of LARA trails HERE
  • How long are the existing trails?
    The total length of the existing trails in the LARA system is 3.2 miles.
  • How were (are) the trails paid for?
    There are no specific millages in the member communities assigned to the LARA trail system. The funds required to plan, design and build the LARA trails have come from through a generous combination of state and local grants, community foundations and private donations as well as contributions from the member communities. A complete list of funding sources can be seen HERE
  • Are dogs allowed on the LARA Trails?
    Yes! Dogs are welcome, but they must be leashed and we ask that you PLEASE clean up after your pet using your own bag or one provided from dispensers on the trail.
  • Is the LARA Trail paved and accessible?
    All trails in the LARA system are 10 ft. wide and paved with asphalt except for boardwalks which are timber surfaces. The trails are constructed within the standards allowed by A.D.A.
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