Wright County Parks & Recreation Master Plan

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Wright County Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan

What's Going On?

The Wright County Parks and Recreation Department is currently developing a Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan, which will plan for investments in parks and recreation for the next 20-25 years. The planning process is expected to be finished in December 2021.


Existing System

The Wright County Parks and Recreation system has an approximate value of $32 million, an assetWright County Parks Map Opens in new window that the county has developed over the past 42 years. It includes 32 public recreation areas consisting of 4,717 acres, three corridor trails totaling 12 miles in length, an environmental education facility, three campgrounds, picnic shelters, 70 miles of interior park trails, including 14.25 miles of mountain bike trails, and 20 miles of equine trails.  In addition to fishing piers, comfort stations/restrooms, numerous volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, disc golf, parking areas, roads, and various other park amenities.

The Mission of Wright County Parks is...

"To enable citizens and guests to recognize, enjoy, and appreciate the inherited natural and cultural resources of Wright County through preservation, enhancement, and programming of varied outdoor recreational opportunities and activities."

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How Do I Provide Input?

The Parks & Recreation Department has completed the initial public input phase at this time. We hope to have reports for you to view in the near future.

Opportunities to comment on draft recommendations and priorities will be available in October or November of 2021. Check back to this web page to find out about the plan’s progress.