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2018 Annual CRT Achievement Awards

The Coalition for Recreational Trails is pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.

The awards ceremony hosted by CRT member organizations was held in Washington, DC on June 5, 2018 at the U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn Office Building.

Award-Winning Trail and Greenway Projects

It's that time of year when the Coalition for Recreational Trails announces the nation's best trail and greenway projects.

Awards are given in several categories:

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

View the Winning Projects

Rim Butte OHV Trail, Oregon

Rim Butte OHV Trail, Oregon

photo credit: Wyoming Pathways
Pole Mountain Trail, Wyoming

Pole Mountain Trail, Wyoming

Published June 2018

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