On February 15, 2012 the Board of Directors of the GM&O Rails-to-Trails Recreational District announced the commencement of field work and construction of the Tanglefoot Trail. The 44.5 mile asphalt multi-use trail has an expected completion date of Spring 2013.
Engineering Solutions, Inc of Pontotoc, MS is the project engineer. Glasgow Construction Company, Inc of Guin, AL was awarded the construction contract. Three Rivers Planning and Development District, Inc. serves as the administrative and fiscal agent for the GM&O District.