PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) --The Tanglefoot Trail is getting a financial boost to help with the construction of two rest areas in Pontotoc County.
The Carpenter Foundation has award a grant of $40,000 to build 'whistle-stops" along the trail in Ecru and Algoma.
Rest stops will also be built in Ingomar and New Houlka.
They will include restroom facilities, water fountains, bike racks, benches, picnic tables, trash cans, and parking areas.
The 44-mile Tanglefoot Trail runs from New Albany to Houston and is built on an abandoned railroad corridor.
The site will be open to walkers, runners, skaters, and cyclists.