The first section of the Dawkins Trail Line in Johnson and Magoffin counties will open in June.
They broke ground on it last year and now it is almost ready.
The Dawkins Trail Line is part of the Kentucky Rails to Trails program, converting abandoned railroad tracks into public trails.
Once opened motor vehicles will not be allowed, but
officials kicked up some dust Wednesday for a special reason. Johnson County
They teamed up with Kentucky Park Rangers scoping out the piece of the 36 mile trail that runs through
. Johnson County
One main focus was locating potential landing zones for air medical response, and they seemed to have success.
A ribbon cutting for the trail is scheduled for June 15.
The Dawkins Line is 36 miles through Johnson, Magoffin and Breathitt counties.