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December 10, 2018, Monday - Mississippi Gorge Regional Park Master Plan Update: Final CAC Meeting at MPRB

Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Minneapolis Park and Rec Board, 2117 West River Road N

Mississippi Gorge Regional Park Master Plan Update: Final CAC meeting

Thank you to all the community members working together to help develop the Mississippi Gorge Regional Park Master Plan, a project that will create a new long-term plan for all riverfront parkland in Minneapolis between Bridge 9 (Dinkytown Greenway bridge) and Minnehaha Regional Park. 

The final Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled Monday, Dec. 10, 5:30-8:30 pm at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board headquarters, 2117 West River Road. Anyone interested in Mississippi Gorge Regional Park is welcome to attend.

At the meeting, the CAC will be asked to make final recommendations on design frameworks for focal areas within Mississippi Gorge Regional Park. If you're unable to attend the meeting, please weigh in online by following the Design Concepts Survey link below.

MPRB staff is aware of community concern regarding the potential of mountain biking in the gorge. This concern will be addressed at the meeting, when natural surface trails and draft frameworks are discussed. Please note that all frameworks currently reflect and support the current use of natural surface trails within the Mississippi Gorge Regional Park, which are pedestrian-only trails.

Design Concepts Survey

A survey showing planning concepts for focal areas within Mississippi Gorge Regional Park is available online.The survey focuses on the following areas:

  • Bohemian Flats
  • East River Flats
  • Franklin Flats
  • Longfellow Beach/Minneapolis Boathouse Area
  • Oak Savanna next to 36th St.
  • Riverside Park and Annie Young Meadow

The concepts incorporate feedback from the CAC, the Project Advisory Committee, public listening sessions, open house events and emails from interested community members. MPRB staff are eager to receive comments from the public on these park area concepts, along with ideas for suggested changes. Click this link to take the survey, which is open until Monday Dec. 10, 2018.