The awards ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on June 15, 2011, at U.S. House of Representatives offices.

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 awards ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on June 15, 2011 at U.S. House of Representatives offices. This year Representative Tom Petri (WI) was recognized for his many years as a champion of the Recreational Trails Program in Congress.

2011 Maintenance and Rehabilitation

Musselshell Trail System - Idaho

The Lewis-Clark All Terrain Vehicle Club conducts basic trail maintenance on 13.6 miles of the Musselshell Trail System on the Clearwater National Forest.

2011 Construction and Design

Iron Range OHV Recreation Area - Minnesota

The Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Area was once a taconite mine pit in Minnesota’s Iron Range, an area that had a depressed economy for decades.

2011 Education and Communication

Shadow Mountain Trail System - Wyoming

The Wyoming State Trail Crew performs maintenance, rehabilitation and development work on trails across the state.

2011 Multiple-Use Management and Corridor Sharing

White River Valley Trail - Missouri

The White River Valley Trail is a 10.25-mile, natural-surface hiking and mountain biking trail located just outside the city limits of Branson and Hollister, Missouri.

2011 Environment and Wildlife

Middle Run Valley Bridge - Delaware

This bridge replaced stepping-stones that once served as the crossing of the Middle Run stream.

2011 Accessibility Enhancement

Potts Memorial Park Trail Project - Missouri

The Potts Memorial Park Trail Project used $28,000 in Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds to make improvements to the trail, including making the trail more accessible to those with disabilities.

2011 Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach

Anchorage Hillside Singletrack Trail System - Alaska

Anchorage’s first system of soft-surface, narrow trails built for mountain bikes and foot traffic.

2011 Outstanding State Trail Program


The Roads and Trails Program provides education and technical assistance to trail and open space managers and advocates regarding non-motorized trail planning, design, construction, funding and management throughout California.

2011 Outstanding State Recreational Trails Advisory Committee


Massachusetts Recreational Trail Advisory Board (MARTAB) is a volunteer board appointed by the DCR Commissioner through the Director of DCR’s Recreational Trails Program.