SILVER SPRING, MD — The Montgomery County Planning Board seeks public comments on a two-year plan to maintain and expand trails throughout the county. Initial plans for the trails drafted by staff will be presented to the Planning Board during a work session on Thursday, September 29.
Pending approval from the Planning Board, staff intends to complete the Mathew Henson Hiker-Biker Trail in Aspen Hill; complete the renovation of the Black Hill Trail along the east side of Lake Seneca in Black Hill Regional Park; analyze the impact of equestrian use at Blockhouse Point Conservation Park in the Darnestown planning area; improve signs throughout the trail system and strengthen a trail volunteer program.
A full list of the projects included in the trail plan is available at www.montgomerytrails.org. Comments may be forwarded to the trail planning supervisor by email at Lyn.Coleman@mncppc-mc.org or by phone at 301-650-4391.
Those interested in testifying before the Planning Board on trail matters may sign up in advance by calling 301-495-4600.