City of Prior Lake, MN
City of Prior Lake, MN

City Seeks Community Input on Park & Trail System Plan

The City of Prior Lake has developed an updated system plan for the city-wide parks, trails and recreation programs. The planning document is the direct result of an extensive planning study that included significant public input and is aligned with the city 2040 Comprehensive Plan goals. Primary goals for the system plan are categorized under the themes of Connectivity, Quality and Sustainability.

Community Input

The planning process included numerous methods for the community to be involved throughout the planning and decision making process to ensure the plan was aligned with the community needs and desires. The following is a link to access a short community survey to provide additional input regarding the 2040 Park & Trail System Plan so that the City of Prior Lake can continue to make future decisions based on community perspectives.

Community Survey

The 2040 Park & Trail System Plan is a comprehensive documents that identifies a long-range planning vision and goals for the next 20 years related to parks, trails and programming in order to meet the current and future needs of its residents. The system plan document is meant to be a tool that provides guidance related to improvements, developments, programming, maintenance and operations, and establishing priorities. While the entire goals and recommendations identified in the planning document cannot likely be fully achieved within the next 20 years, it sets a framework for the city in order to make strategic investments and partnerships that will have the greatest benefit to the city and its residents.