How safe is the trail? Sexual assault near Melrose raises issue
Although trouble along the Central Lakes Trail is an infrequent occurrence, it's definitely something to keep in mind before pounding the pavement.
"It's not unreasonable to think about these things," Al Lieffort said of incidents that could happen along the 55-miles of the Central Lakes Trail.
Lieffort is the Douglas County park superintendent and in charge of maintaining the trail system.
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