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                             CHAPTER 26-H.F.No. 121 
                  An act relating to state trails; authorizing extension 
                  of the Blufflands Trail System in Winona county; 
                  amending Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 85.015, 
                  subdivision 7. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 85.015, 
        subdivision 7, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 7.  [BLUFFLANDS TRAIL SYSTEM, FILLMORE AND HOUSTON 
        COUNTIES.] (a) The Root River trail shall originate at Chatfield 
        in Fillmore county, and thence extend easterly in the Root river 
        valley to the intersection of the river with Minnesota trunk 
        highway No. 26 in Houston county, and extend to the Mississippi 
        river.  
           (b) Additional trails shall be established that extend the 
        Blufflands Trail System to include La Crescent, Hokah, 
        Caledonia, and Spring Grove in Houston county and; Preston, 
        Harmony, Fountain, Wykoff, Spring Valley, Mabel, Canton, and 
        Ostrander in Fillmore county; and Winona, Minnesota City, 
        Rollingstone, Altura, Lewiston, Utica, St. Charles, and Elba in 
        Winona county.  In addition to the criteria in section 86A.05, 
        subdivision 4, these trails must utilize abandoned railroad 
        rights-of-way where possible. 
           (c) The trails shall be developed primarily for 
        nonmotorized riding and hiking. 
           Presented to the governor March 27, 1995 
           Signed by the governor March 29, 1995, 1:00 p.m.