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.