Gaylord Gateway / Iron Belle Trailhead

  • Description: The Iron Belle Trailhead will be built on the east side of the railroad tracks between Main and Mitchell streets. The project is part of the Iron Belle Trail expansion and will include a pavilion with outdoor seating and restrooms, an area for parking, landscaping, and bike racks. The preliminary design incorporates key design elements from both the City Streetscape Project and the County Lawn Project. The entrance to the trailhead would be on Main and exit on Mitchell. The project is estimated to start in Fall 2020, with a completion date of Spring 2021.
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  • Funding Sources:
    • Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Trust Fund: $380,000
    • Michigan DNR Recreational Trails Program: $370,000
    • Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG): $300,000
    • Health Department of NW Michigan Grant: $10,000
    • Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Grant: $13,500
    • Local Match: $36,500
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