Connecting Eleven Cameron County Communities To Boost Health And Tourism

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan will create a series of hike-and-bike trails throughout the eleven counties.

By Norma MartinezSeptember 11, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

On the southern tip of Texas, Cameron County is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to the east and Mexico to the west. It ranks in the bottom 10 percent of the state in terms of overall health factors, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

To counter these health risks, and to spur activity and tourism, a coalition of 11 communities in Cameron County is developing the Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan that will link the communities with 428 miles of on-and-off street hike-and-bike and water trails.

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