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Trails Grants Applications

​​​​​​​​​Now Accepting Applications

2018 Colorado the Beautiful Trails Grant Program

The Colorado the Beautiful Grant Program funds projects through large trail construction grants and regional trails planning grants. In 2016 Governor Hickenlooper announced the Colorado the Beautiful Initiative. Its vision is that within a generation, every Coloradan will live within 10 minutes of a park, trail, or vibrant green space. This new grant program works towards that goal by increasing access to public lands for Coloradans and visitors alike.

How to Apply​

Due Date: August 1, 2018

After reading through the instructions document and the information below, please contact the State Trails Program Manager, Nick Dellaca, to discuss your project and request an application. (303) 791-1957 x4129

Grant Information:

2018 National Park Service Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program Grant

The purpose of the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program is to provide grants to acquire and/or develop public lands for outdoor​ recreation purposes that are located in or are directly accessible to neighborhoods or communities that have an economically disadvantaged population and are underserved in terms of parks and recreation resources.

How to Apply

Due Date: June 15, 2018

Grant Information & Application



​Upcoming Committee and Program Meetings​


​​State Trails Committee Upcoming Meetings

The Colorado Recreational Trails Committee​ consists of nine members (current roster) appointed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission representing Colorado’s seven congressional districts, one at-large member that currently represents snowmobile interests, and one member who represents the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board.​

See the annual meeting schedule and upcoming meeting information the State Trails Committee ​Meetings and Agendas page.

Snowmobile Program Capital Construction Grant Request Upcoming Meetings

See the list of upcoming meetings for the 2018-19 Snowmobile program​ (review, presentations, and recommendations for approval).