Paducah-McCracken Co. approved for Tennessee RiverLine Partnership

Paducah-McCracken Co. approved for Tennessee RiverLine Partnership
It's a vision for a continuous system of multi-modal trail experiences such as paddling, hiking, and biking along 652-miles from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah. (Source: City of Paducah)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A western Kentucky community has been approved to be part of a regional trail system.

Paducah/McCracken County has been approved as a pilot community for the Tennessee RiverLine Partnership.

According to the City of Paducah, the Tennessee RiverLine is a vision for a continuous system of multi-modal trail experiences such as paddling, hiking, and biking along 652-miles from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah.

The Paducah Board of Commissioners along with the McCracken County Fiscal Court decided to apply as a pilot community at its March 26 Commission meeting.

The five pilot communities include:

  • Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky;
  • Roane County, Tennessee;
  • Bridgeport, Alabama;
  • The Shoals, Alabama (Florence-Muscle Shoals MSA); and
  • Benton County, Tennessee. 

Paducah/McCracken County will focus on a community leader workshop, a community engagement event, and a survey and engagement tool over the next few months.

For more information, visit www.tnriverline.org.

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