Parks and Trails

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Otter Tail County is committed to developing long range strategic plans, goals, policies and strategies related to current and future public infrastructure and investments within the County, including parks, trails and other public amenities. This infrastructure is a key component of the quality of life for residents throughout all areas of the County.

Expanding and maintaining parks and trails is a goal of the County with the objective to provide a trail system that emphasizes a connection with the natural environment while also providing connection to urban and suburban areas in the county. Preserving natural resources as valuable open space is another  important aspect for the County.

February 2020

Quotes will be received until February 26th, 2020, by the Otter Tail County Highway Department for the Farmland Lease Phelps Mill County Park for the 2020 Growing Season. Quotes should be submitted to the Otter Tail County Highway Department, 505 South Court Street, Suite 1, Fergus Falls, MN 56537.

Hearing Notice

In order to secure the quiet, orderly and suitable use and enjoyment of public park and trail properties the Board of Commissioners will hold a Parks & Trails Ordinance Public Hearing Notice to hear public comment on the proposed Parks and Trails Ordinance. The draft of the ordinance is below:


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Phone Number: 218-998-8470
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505 South Court Street, Suite1, Fergus Falls, MN, USA

Rick West
Public Works Director
Chuck Grotte
County Engineer


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