PAINESVILLE, Ohio, December 19, 2022– Lake County Commissioners approve the use of ARPA funds for the Lake Metroparks Lakefront Trail and the Chagrin River Riparian Corridor Stormwater Management and Water Quality Project.
Lake Metroparks is working to construct a two-mile multi-purpose trail along with Lake Erie coastline from Fairport Harbor to Painesville Township Park. Upon completion, the 10-foot-wide asphalt trail will link Painesville Township Park and to Fairport Harbor.
Together, the parks attract over 500,000 visitors annually. This will be the longest Lake Erie lakefront trail in Ohio.
This trail will improve the health of our community and provide a catalyst for further economic development in the area. Creation of the trail will provide clean, safe access to outdoor recreation and a location for visitors to stay healthy by walking, running, or biking. Please click here to read the entire press release.