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2020 Annual CRT Achievement Awards

The Coalition for Recreational Trails is pleased to announce the winners for the 2020 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.

Twelve trail projects and programs have been chosen by the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) as recipients of its 2020 Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Awards.

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

Pine Street Woods, Idaho

Pine Street Woods, Idaho

Thurston Hills Natural Area Trail Project, Oregon

Thurston Hills Natural Area Trail Project, Oregon

Published November 24, 2020

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