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​​Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind

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​In 2020, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) convened a Task Force made up of 20 local, state and federal land managers from across the state. Their charge was to develop the 2021 version of Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind, which updates the best practices and science for Colorado's land managers, trail advocates, and conservationists engaged in trail planning. This guide focuses extensively on collaborative approaches to problem solving to meet both conservation and recreation goals.

View or download it here: Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind


State Trails Committee Upcoming Meetings

The Colorado Recreational Trails Committee consists of nine members appointed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission. Members represent Colorado's seven congressional districts, one at-large member who currently represents snowmobile interests, and one member who represents the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO Board.

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

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​Grant Information


Non-Motorized Meeting Schedule - 2021-2022 Grant Cycle

NOTE: All meetings to be held via Zoom conferencing

Construction - Applicant Presentations

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) - Applicant Presentations

Planning/Support - Applicant Presentations

Maintenance - Applicant Presentations



Motorized Trails Grant​ Program

The 2022-2023 application window is NOW CLOSED. The 2023-2024 cycle will open on October 1, 2022, with applications due on December 2, 2022.

Visit our OHV Grant Application webpage for details and application documents.

Non-Motorized Trails Grant​ Program

The 2020-2021 application window is NOW CLOSED. The 2022-2023 cycle will open on August 1, 2022, with applications due on October 4, 2022.

Visit our Non-Motorized Grant Application webpage for details and application documents.


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