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South City Park walking trail in Opelousas to open October 24

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Posted at 3:40 PM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 16:40:47-04

The South City Park Walking Trail will soon be open to the public in Opelousas.

The Opelousas General Health System Foundation and the City of Opelousas hvae announced the South City Park Walking Trail Ribbon cutting will be held on October 24.

OGH says the walking trail project was developed through the collaboration of the OGHS Foundation’s alliance, Healthy St. Landry, the City of Opelousas, and State Representative Dustin Miller.

“The completion of this walking trail brings Healthy St. Landry one step closer to fulfilling our mission of improving overall health. We are thrilled that individuals and families will be utilizing this resource to enhance both their physical and mental health,” said Tracey Antee, OGHS Foundation Director.

The walking trail is approximately one mile in length. It borders South City Park with connection points to various recreation amenities. Future additions to the walking trail include signage, park benches, trash receptacles and a dog park. Cleco provided lighting in the park.

The ribbon cutting scheduled for Saturday, October 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend

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