JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) - Eighteen trails around Missouri will be sharing nearly $1.5 million in federal grants.
Gov. Jay Nixon says the grants will go to a variety of trails used for hiking, biking or all-terrain vehicles in both rural and urban areas.
The biggest grant - more than $300,000 - goes to the Missouri State Penitentiary Greenway Trail in Jefferson City.
The projects include:
Drake Harbor Trail in Warsaw, $53,500.
Renovation of parking area and construction of an emergency access road at Finger Lakes State Park in Boone County, $17,532.
Renovation of Devil's Icebox Trail at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Boone County, $59,100.
Chadwick Motorcycle and ATV Trail System in the Mark Twain National Forest in Christian County, $99,921.
Missouri State Penitentiary Greenway Trail in Jefferson City, $317,060.
Renovation of trails at Flat Nasty Off-Road Park in Dent County, $90,00.
Valley View Trail construction at Montauk State Park in Dent County, $31,020.
Connect and Keep Fit Trail in Albany, $99,914.
Ruby Jack Trail by the Joplin Trails Coalition, $100,000.
Mozingo Recreational Trail project just outside Maryville, $99,000.
Prairie Creek Greenway by Platte County Parks and Recreation, $100,000.
Sutton Bluff renovation in the Mark Twain National Forest in Reynolds County, $99,494.
Trail renovation by the Friends of St. Joe State Park in St. Francois County, $27,749.
Children's off-road-vehicle riding area in St. Joe State Park, $70,500.
Expansion of off-road-vehicle rinse station at St. Joe State Park, $90,000.
Ruth Park Woods Trail construction in University City, $100,000.