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FLATS Phase 1 Founding Donor Sign Installed

We’re excited to announce that we’ve installed the sign thanking the Founding Donors of the Forest Lake Area Trail System at the FLATS Phase 1 Trail Head by the Thousand Hills Dining Lodge and it’s beautiful! Thanks to the incredible … Continue reading

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FLATS Phase 3.1 Capital Campaign Launch

FLATS will launch our Phase 3.1 Capital Campaign Friday, April 21 at Maxwell’s Restaurant in Kirksville, Missouri. Our goal is to raise $75,000 as matching funds for the $147,000 Recreational Trails Program Grant we were awarded in Fall 2016 by … Continue reading

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Run the 7th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon

Now in its seventh year, the FLATS Trail Half Marathon is  a 13.1 mile celebration of the outdoors that starts while the mist is still rising off beautiful Forest Lake and ends at West Winery at Jackson Stables with festivities aplenty. … Continue reading

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FLATS Awarded $147,000 Recreational Trails Program Grant

Following the successful completion of FLATS Phase 1 – a beautiful 8 foot wide section of the trail that runs along Forest Lake from the dining lodge, to the petroglyph site, and campground #2 that was funded by the Recreational … Continue reading

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Run the 6th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon!

The 6th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, October 9th at 8:30 a.m. Upwards of 100 runners will start at the flagpole besides the Thousand Hills Marina and run the unpaved Thousand Hills Trail all the way around … Continue reading

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Run the 5th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon!

The 5th Annual FLATS Trail Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, October 17th at 8:30 a.m. Upwards of 100 runners will start at the flagpole besides the Thousand Hills Marina and run the unpaved Thousand Hills Trail all the way … Continue reading

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FLATS Work Day on the Thousand Hills Trail

We’re getting a big group together on Saturday, August 22nd at 9:00 a.m. to groom as much of the Thousand Hills Trail as we can in preparation for the 5th Annual F*L*A*T*S Trail Half Marathon. We’ll have some extra tools … Continue reading

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Sign-up Available for the Red, White, and Blue Ride on July 3rd!

As of today, you can sign up for the first ever Red, White, and Blue Ride taking place on July 3rd!  You might remember it as the Hillest FLATS Ride Ever.  A few things have changed this year and we … Continue reading

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Phase One of The Forest Lake Area Trail System is Open!!!

Thanks to the efforts and faith of many, many people Phase One of the Forest Lake Area Trail System is officially open for your enjoyment!!! We were always confident that this project would serve the entire community but seeing hundreds of … Continue reading

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Phase One Dedication Ceremony Announced

Please join us for the Official Dedication of Phase One of the FLATS Trail at 11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, April 22nd in Thousand Hills State Park. There will be many special guests with more details to be announced as the date … Continue reading

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