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Recreational Trails Program Achievement Awards

Recreation Maps and Educational Materials, WY

Recreational Trails Program funds were used to help the Wyoming State Trails Off Road Recreational Vehicle program develop maps for motorized recreation routes that are provided free of charge to the public.

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Project sponsor: Trails Program, Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources

Award Category: Education and Communication

Congressional District: Barbara Cubin (R-At Large-WY)

Senators: Michael Enzi (R) and John Barrasso (R)

2008 Annual Achievement Award winner: for trail projects funded through the Recreational Trails Program of the Federal Highway Administration. Awarded by the Coalition for Recreational Trails.

Utilizing RTP funds, the Wyoming State Trails Off Road Recreational Vehicle program developed ORV maps that are provided free of charge to users from Wyoming and out of state as well. The maps were designed in Arc Map format with assistance and input from US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management offices, ATV groups and Wyoming Game and Fish among others.

The maps not only highlight trail systems, but also include information about ethics, tread lightly, permit-selling agencies, hunting, rules, regulations, and safety.


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Production of the maps began in 2003 and they are updated yearly. Nine maps are now constructed and printed each year. Maps can be requested from the Wyoming State Trails Program website or by phone. Flat copies of each map are placed on kiosks and used at trailheads.

Maps can be ordered from the Wyoming State Trails website at:

For more information:

Contact: Tracy Williams, Planner

State of Wyoming Trails Program

2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor Barrett Building

Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone: 307-777-8681.

For more great trails, see:

See more 2008 Annual Achievement Award winners from the Coalition for Recreation Trails.

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

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