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Trail system proposed for Jacinto City and Galena Park

A PROPOSED TRAIL SYSTEM, including walking trails and canoe/kayak trails, is displayed to the Jacinto City Council at a recent meeting, by Charlie Patout of LJA Engineering, at left, and Jill Boullion of Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition, at right.
A PROPOSED TRAIL SYSTEM, including walking trails and canoe/kayak trails, is displayed to the Jacinto City Council at a recent meeting, by Charlie Patout of LJA Engineering, at left, and Jill Boullion of Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition, at right.

At a Jacinto City Council meeting on September 10, the city was advised of a plan for a new trail system, that has been developed by the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition.

The purpose of the presentation was to advise council, and get their approval to proceed with planning and grant applications to pay for the trails. Council voted affirmatively for the trails.

The walking/hiking trails would start at Hermann Brown Park, north of I-10, and proceed south under I-10 and follow a path along the side of Hunting Bayou on the east side of Jacinto City.

It would pass close to Tinseltown, Market Street, have a side loop around Mercury, Main, Holland, and end near 19th Street. It would incorporate or supplement the FFA barn, the GP ballfields, and the new sidewalk system along Holland Avenue.

An additional feature would be a canoe/kayak trail, starting at Market Street and continuing 3 miles south, passing Pyburn Elementary, and ending near the fresh water canal on Federal Street.