The award winners were recognized at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2010, at the U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn House Office Building.

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 trail projects and programs honored for 2010 are listed below by category of award. Click on the links to see details and photos of the projects:

2010 Maintenance and Rehabilitation

Rampart Range OHV Development (Phase Three) - Colorado

This project continued the implementation of a plan that was initiated in 2006.

2010 Construction and Design

Agassiz Recreational Trail - Minnesota

The Agassiz Recreational Trail is a rail corridor that was acquired and converted to a natural surface multi-use recreational trail.

2010 Education and Communication

Coalition of Recreational Trail Users Educational Trailer - Minnesota

The Coalition of Recreational Trail Users (CRTU) is a nonprofit organization formed by a partnership of Minnesota’s motorized recreational trail user communities.

2010 Multiple-Use Management and Corridor Sharing

Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area - Maine

The Recreational Trails Program has made it possible to improve the existing trail system and add a new trail to the Ice Caves.

2010 Environment and Wildlife

Leave No Trace Program - Washington

Long focused on backcountry travel, the program’s scope has been expanded to cover day-use areas and trails.

2010 Accessibility Enhancement

Laurel Fork Trail at Holly River State Park - West Virginia

Accessibility enhancements to Laurel Fork Trail.

2010 Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach

Hyde Park Heritage Greenway - New York

The RTP grant was instrumental in helping to make the Hyde Park Trail System “ready for prime time.”

2010 Outstanding State Recreational Trails Advisory Committee


Nonprofit organizations can now apply for RTP grant funds in Tennessee.

2010 Outstanding State Trail Program


RTP-funded projects must address key findings or desired conditions in Vermont’s Trails & Greenways Plan