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
This project continued the implementation of a plan that was initiated in 2006.
2010 Construction and Design
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
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
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
Long focused on backcountry travel, the program’s scope has been expanded to cover day-use areas and trails.
2010 Accessibility Enhancement
Accessibility enhancements to Laurel Fork Trail.
2010 Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach
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