From The Kansas Trail News
There will be an official opening of the new 6.5-mile Southwind Rail Trail (southern extension of Prairie Spirit, from Iola to Humboldt) on Saturday, June 8th, 2:00 p.m. at the north of the Riverside Park at W. Bruner Street (west of State St.) in Iola. June 8th is National Outdoors Day. Billie Hall and her staff from the Sunflower Foundation will be there. With completion of the Southwind Rail Trail, there is now a 59-mile continuous rail-trail from Ottawa to Humboldt.