Eagle Pass Awarded $200K Grant for Community Trails

June 1, 2018
Press Release
'Proud to have helped make this vision a reality'

EAGLE PASS, TX – This week, the City of Eagle Pass was awarded $200,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Recreational Trails grant program. This grant funding will be used to begin the City’s “Community Trails Network Project” to provide safe, accessible pathways from schools and parks across the community. U.S. Representative Will Hurd, who wrote a letter of support for this endeavor, released the following statement:

“The Community Trails Network Project will provide much more than just better connectivity for Eagle Pass families to travel safely from schools and parks across the City. Trails and greenways have proven to provide communities immense benefits including economic development, preservation of open space, and improved physical and mental health,” said Hurd. “I am proud to have worked with local officials and Texas Parks and Wildlife to secure funding to make this vision a reality.”