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Input wanted on statewide trail project

The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking input for a plan to develop a trail system that reaches across the state. 

The Great Trails State Plan would link local and regional trails in all 100 North Carolina counties, building upon existing trails to identify one overall trail network that is focused on connections to state parks and populated areas. 

Members of the public are encouraged to fill out a pair of online surveys before they close Sept. 30. An interactive map survey is available at, with a survey online at

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