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Recreational Trails Program Achievement Awards

Coalition for Recreational Trails
2004 Achievement Awards for RTP-funded projects

Annual achievement awards for projects funded through the Recreational Trails Program.

The Coalition for Recreational Trails has announced the winners of its "Annual Achievement Awards" in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.

The following trail projects and programs were honored for 2004. Click on the links to see details and photographs of the projects.

Maintenance & Rehabilitation: Teton Wilderness Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects -- Jackson, Teton County, Wyoming

Construction & Design (Long Distance): Sweetser Switch Trail -- Town of Sweetser, Grant County, Indiana

Construction & Design (Short): Diana Bend Conservation Area Trails -- Rocheport, Howard County, Missouri

Environment Compatibility: Lake 22 Trail Construction -- Granite Falls, Snohomish County, Washington

Wildlife Compatibility: Yellowstone Wildlife Area Equestrian Trail -- Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Multiple Use Management & Corridor Sharing: Minooka OHV Project -- Jemison, Chilton County, Alabama

Accessibility Enhancement: Camp ASCCA Environmental Trail -- Jackson's Gap, Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Youth Corp/Service Corps: North Fork I and II -- Westfir, Lane County, Oregon

Education: Sensible, Courteous Off Road Enthusiasts (SCORE) -- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Communication: Western Wyoming Avalanche Education -- Jackson, Wyoming

 

The Recreational Trails Program

The Recreational Trails Program of the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration provides funds to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses. RTP funds come from the Federal Highway Trust Fund, and represent a portion of the motor fuel excise tax collected from nonhighway recreational fuel use.

Since 1991, more than 20,000 RTP-funded projects have been fuunded nationwide and are documented on the RTP database: www.recreationaltrailsinfo.org. The RTP leverages hundreds of millions of dollars of additional support from other sources for trails, encourages productive cooperation among trail users, and facilitates healthy outdoor recreation and economic activity across America.

Read more about the current status of RTP funding on the American Trails website.

arrow See State by State list of all Recreational Trails Program Awards with links to individual award web pages

arrow See State by State list of all Recreational Trails Program Awards with links to individual award web pages

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Updated June 11, 2016

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