Suffolk County’s plan to convert an old railroad bed into hiking trails will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday in Miller Place.

County officials plan to acquire a 10-mile right-of-way from Wading River to Port Jefferson that is owned by the Long Island Power Authority, Legis. Sarah Anker (D-Mount Sinai) said in an interview. The county legislature last month cleared a key hurdle for the project when lawmakers determined that acquiring the land poses no significant environmental impact to communities along the proposed hiking trail.

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“Currently, the county is into the conceptual design phase,” Anker said in a statement. “There has been a large amount of support from the community, but I look forward to continuing to work with residents who have questions or concerns.”

The proposal is scheduled to be discussed at 6 p.m. at Miller Place High School, 15 Memorial Dr. The meeting is open to the public. For information, call 631-854-1600.