Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Trail Development

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), as the Responsible Governmental Unit for environmental review of the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Trail Development in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, has issued an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for public review and comment.

Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW)

Public notice of the availability of this EAW for public comment is in the April 22, 2019 EQB Monitor. A 30-day public review and comment period will be open from April 22, 2019 until 4:30 p.m., May 22, 2019.

A copy of the EAW is available for public review at:

  • DNR Library, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155
  • DNR Northeast Region Headquarters, 1201 East Highway 2, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
  • Hennepin County - Minneapolis Central Library, Government Documents, Second Floor, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis MN 55401
  • Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library, 101 1st Street SE, Crosby, MN 56441
  • Brainerd Public Library, 416 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN 56401

Additional copies may be requested by calling 651-259-5694.

The proposed project

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to expand recreational opportunities within the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, in Crow Wing County, by developing up to 50 miles of new trails in Yawkey, Mahnomen and Portsmouth Unit, and adding a trailhead and an outdoor event space in the Sagamore Unit.

Send comments:

Written and signed comments on the EAW must be received by Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Names and addresses will be published as part of the EAW record.

By mail:

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Ecological and Water Resources
Attn: Kathy Metzker
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4025


Electronic or email comments may be send to [email protected] with "CCSRA Trail Development EAW" in the subject line. If submitting comments electronically, include name and mailing address.

By fax:

Written comments may also be sent by fax to 651-296-1811.


Please call 651-259-5694.