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Section 324.72101

Act 451 of 1994

324.72101 Definitions.

Sec. 72101.

As used in this part:

(a) "Advisory council" means the Michigan trails advisory council created in section 72110.

(b) "Council" means a trail management council established pursuant to section 72106.

(c) "Department" means the department of natural resources.

(d) "Director" means the director of the department or his or her designee.

(e) "Equine access locations" means open access roads, management roads, forestry access roads, 2-track and single-track trails that are not wildlife paths, staging areas for pack and saddle animals to be dropped off or picked up, and associated wilderness campsites.

(f) "Fund" means the Pure Michigan Trails fund created in section 72109.

(g) "Governmental agency" means the federal government, a county, city, village, or township, or a combination of any of these entities.

(h) "Pack and saddle trails" means trails and equine access locations that may be used by pack and saddle animals.

(i) "Pure Michigan Trail" means a trail designated as a "Pure Michigan Trail" under section 72103.

(j) "Pure Michigan Water Trail" means a water trail designated as a "Pure Michigan Water Trail" under section 72103.

(k) "Pure Michigan Trail Town" means a "Pure Michigan Trail Town" designated under section 72104.

(l) "Rail-trail" means a former railroad bed that is in public ownership and used as a trail.

(m) "Statewide trail network" means the statewide trail network established in section 72114.

(n) "Trail" means a right-of-way adapted to foot, horseback, motorized, or other nonmotorized travel. Trail also includes a water trail.

(o) "Water trail" means a designated route on a body of water.

History: Add. 1995, Act 58, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1995 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 129, Imd. Eff. Nov. 5, 1997 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 46, Imd. Eff. Apr. 2, 2010 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 211, Eff. Sept. 25, 2014
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