Our sights are set on finishing the last small section of Lake Miola Trail this winter. The winter limestone trail will be built south of Lakeview Trailhead near the picnic shelter.
From 2014 to 2018, Paola Pathways held 5K races on the trails as its marquee fundraiser.
MIAMI COUNTY REPUBLIC: The new Paola Pathways trail system is taking shape around Lake Miola, but city officials now are working on finding a way to keep people from driving motorized vehicles on the new paths.
The inaugural trails of Paola Pathways were officially opened and dedicated to the citizens of Paola on June 14, 2014. This day marked the culmination of 2½ years of planning, educating, promoting, fundraising, as well as hosting the first-ever 5K on the trails.
The Paola High School drama department performed “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the Paola Community Center, where a dinner catered by Spudley’s and a silent auction preceded the play. This served as the first fundraising event for Paola Pathways.
MIAMI COUNTY REPUBLIC: The Paola Pathways task force recently announced it is launching a community-wide campaign to enhance fundraising efforts to start building the first phase of a pedestrian/bicycle trail system in Paola.