Letter: Cannon Valley Trail offers outdoor access like no other

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To the editor:

As I have used, appreciated and grown to love the Cannon Valley Trail over the past 20 years, I have come to see what a gem it is. Living in Minneapolis, I have walked and biked the trail in all kinds of weather and it has given me access to an area that is unlike any other in the state.

I also have come to appreciate the anchor communities of Cannon Falls and Red Wing and the Village of Welch as welcoming places to stop for a meal before, during or after a ride.

I urge you to help continue the generous financial support you have offered in the past which has kept this trail one of the great destination trails in Minnesota.

Thank you for your support in keeping the Cannon Valley Trail a safe and enjoyable biking/hiking trail.

Alice Erickson

Minneapolis