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Gallatin Valley Land Trust Expanding Trails to the ‘M’

Gallatin Valley Land Trust and the City of Bozeman continue to work on community trails expansion that would link downtown Bozeman with the “M” Trail and other trails. GVLT Executive Director Penelope Pierce said this next phase will fulfill a major piece of GVLT founder Chris Boyd’s vision. “A trail from the library all the way to the Bridgers, the M Trail, and to the mountains to the south with the Painted Hills Trails,“ she said. “There has always been that gap along Bringer Canyon Drive; we have been trying to figure that piece of the puzzle out for 29 years.“ The city announced Thursday that construction has begun on the long-awaited path linking town to the “M,“ the most-used trail in the Gallatin National Forest, and Drinking Horse Mountain.

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