Meadowthorpe walking trail officially opens in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – There’s a new trail for residents to use in the Meadowthorpe neighborhood on the northside of Lexington.

Wednesday morning, Mayor Linda Gorton, city and neighborhood leaders, along with park representatives gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the trail to the public.

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According to the Meadowthorpe Neighborhood Association, over the past seven years, neighbors have advocated and planned for the walking trail.

The .3 mile trail is located in the Meadowthorpe subdivision at the end of Larch Land and now includes trash cans and permanent benches along the route.

The trail is located in the Meadowthorpe subdivision at the end of Larch Land.
Source: Meadowthorpe Neighborhood Association
The trail is located in the Meadowthorpe subdivision at the end of Larch Land.
Source: Meadowthorpe Neighborhood Association
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