In 1954, Judge Clarence Magney (pictured on right) joined 15 other Minnesotans in creating the dynamic organization that is now the Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota.
The Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota
Exists to acquire, protect and enhance critical land for the public's use and benefit.
We value and promote:
Sustainable, long-term statewide land stewardship and conservation
Outdoor recreation for its educational, health & community benefits
Openness, inclusiveness, collaboration and volunteerism
Service as an independent, honest and forthright voice for parks and trails
Decisions informed by the best available science and data