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  • Mon June 27 2022
  • Posted Nov 25, 2022

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Five bicycle trail projects in Siouxland are getting a boost from the State of Iowa.

Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced$16.5 million in grant fundingfor the following four projects through Destination Iowa. The $100 million program, announced in April, invests in transformational attractions that will bolster the quality of life in Iowa communities and attract visitors and new residents.

Governor Reynolds awarded a $7 million "Destination Iowa" grant to the Siouxland Regional Trail System.

That money will help fund the construction of the PlyWood Trail connecting Sioux City and Le Mars as well as the Loess Hills Scenic Trail and the Mountain Bike project at Cone Park in Sioux City.

Communities in all corners of the state are creating unique destinations, from the Field of Dreams in Dyersville to a thriving arts and culture scene in Sioux City,” Governor Reynolds said. “Destination Iowa will help more communities fuel tourism and economic growth while enhancing the quality of life for Iowans.”

Funded projects must be completed by June 30, 2026.


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