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    Laws of Minnesota 1993 

                        CHAPTER 143-H.F.No. 882 
           An act relating to outdoor recreation; creating the 
          Lake Superior water trail; proposing coding for new 
          law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [85.0155] [LAKE SUPERIOR WATER TRAIL.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [CREATION.] A water trail is created along 
the Lake Superior shoreline from Park Point in Duluth to the 
border with Canada.  The trail must be primarily developed for 
kayakers and campers, using existing public lands for designated 
rest areas. 
    Subd. 2.  [COMMISSIONER'S DUTIES.] The commissioner of 
natural resources must coordinate the creation of the water 
trail by placing signs for rest areas along the lake and working 
with other public agencies and private resorts owning land along 
the lake to do the same.  At the earliest opportunity, the 
commissioner shall make available a water trail map depicting 
the designated rest areas for the touring public. 
    Subd. 3.  [GIFTS; DONATIONS.] The commissioner of natural 
resources is authorized to accept donations of land, or 
easements in land, for rest areas along the Lake Superior water 
trail, and may seek and accept money for this purpose from other 
public and private sources. 
    Presented to the governor May 11, 1993 
    Signed by the governor May 13, 1993, 2:57 p.m.