The 2023 RTP Achievement Awards Nomination

The Coalition for Recreational Trails is excited to announce its 2023 achievement awards to recognize outstanding trail projects funded by the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).

CRT will host an awards ceremony honoring the winners on January 24, 2024. Special guests, including Members of Congress will be invited to participate.

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Award winners will be selected from projects nominated by public agencies, trail administrators or other project sponsors. Projects must be completed in order to receive an award. In addition, projects completed before 2018 are ineligible. Project award categories include:

  • Construction and Design
  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation
  • Public-Private Partnerships and Access to Public Lands
  • Community Linkage
  • Education and Communication
  • Accessibility Enhancement
  • Multiple-Use Management and “Corridor Sharing”
  • Use of Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach
  • Engaging Public-Sector Partners
  • Enhancement of Federal Lands

We invite you to nominate an outstanding project and/or encourage the sponsor(s) of an excellent project in your state to submit a nomination. We also again encourage those making nominations to solicit support from their Members of Congress to grow awareness of excellent RTP-funded projects and the program itself.

Nominate a project