The trail is approved through March, but state officials are working to buy the 160-acre parcel the trail crosses, eventually making the motorized-use trail permanent, said Beverly Rave, district manager for the State Land Board.
"I think everybody was delighted with the end result, and I think the important thing now is to keep working to make it permanent," Rave said."I think it's certainly a good solution to what otherwise could have been very controversial."
The property could be acquired for the State Park's
land trust through funds from replacement lands, Rave