Trail ribbon cutting set for Jan. 21
The Spring-to-Spring Trail in west Volusia County is one step closer to completion.
The Volusia County Council will cut the ribbon for the newest segment at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21. Parking will be available at Rob Sullivan Park, 200 W. Highbanks Road, DeBary.
The St. Johns River to Sea Loop Alliance is planning a 20-mile round-trip bike ride beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Gemini Springs Park. For more information about the bike ride, visit river2sealoop.org or contact Maggie Ardito at email@example.com.
To RSVP for the event, contact David Hunt at 386-822-5062 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2.9-mile trail segment runs from Benson Junction Road to West Highbanks Road at Rob Sullivan Park. With this new segment, Volusia County has completed 23.9 miles of the Spring-to-Spring Trail. When complete, it will stretch 27.2 miles from DeLeon Springs State Park to Green Springs Park. The Spring-to-Spring Trail is part of the partially completed 260-mile St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop, through Volusia, Flagler, Brevard, St. Johns and Putnam counties.
The trail segment was overseen and completed by Volusia County and was built with $282,613 in Volusia ECHO funds and $2,842,818 provided by the Florida Department of Transportation and SUNTrail grants.
Halifax Paving constructed the trail segment, abd DRMP provided construction engineering and inspection services.
Learn more about Volusia County’s growing trail system at www.volusia.org/trails.