Since its establishment in 1971, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Recreational Trails Program has actively encouraged the development of a variety of trails.
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division’s (CPW) Trails Program, a statewide program within
the division, administers grants for trail-related projects on an annual basis. Local, county, and
state governments, federal agencies, special recreation districts, and non-profit organizations
with management responsibilities over public lands may apply for and are eligible to receive
non-motorized and motorized trail grants. Successful trail projects must support the goals of the
State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) and the Strategic Plan of the State