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Recreation Trails Program (RTP)

January 21, 2015

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Recreation Trails Program (RTP)

The Recreational Trails Program provides partial reimbursement for approved trail projects. Eligible projects include construction of new public trails, rehabilitation of existing public trails, development of trail-related facilities and educational programs that relate to recreational trails.


The application deadline is Friday, April 10, 2015.

RTP funds come to the state through the Federal Highway Administration and are apportioned to states by Congress to fund both motorized and non-motorized public recreation trail projects. The amount of funds available is based upon the number of recreational vehicles licensed in each state. Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a federal aid assistance program to help states provide and maintain recreational trails for both motorized and non-motorized trail use.

The program provides up to 80% reimbursement funds for all kinds of recreational trail uses including, but not limited to:

Pedestrian use
In-line skating
Equestrian use
Cross-country skiing
Off road motorcycles
OHV & UTV riding
Four wheeling

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