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​​​​2024 ​​​​​Colorado Recreational Trails Committee Vacancy

​Colorado Parks and Wildlife is requesting applications for upcoming openings on the Colorado Recreational Trails Committee. The Committee advises the Parks and Wildlife Commission and CPW on matters pertaining to trails, their use, extent, location and funding. Members of the committee review, score, and rank grant applications and formulate funding recommendations for State Trail grant programs.

The eleven committee members are volunteers: one from each of Colorado's eight Congressional Districts, two At-Large Representatives, and one GOCO Representative. They serve four-year terms (unless filling the remainder of an unexpired term) and may be reappointed to a second, four-year term.

The following representative positions are open:

In keeping with Federal Recreational Trails Program requirements and the Commission’s Recreational Trails Committee Policy, the Committee shall include in its membership representation from a broad spectrum of trail users. Committee members should be proponents of all trail recreation activities with unbiased judgment toward both motorized and non-motorized uses. Committee members will be chosen based on the candidate's qualifications inclusive of overall skills, outdoor recreational interests, and leadership qualities.

CPW seeks to maintain a balance between motorized and non-motorized representation on the State Trails Committee. The preferred candidates will have a varied trails background with experience and knowledge to represent a wide variety of trail interests with the goal of working cooperatively for trails and greenways throughout the state.​

The positions are open until filled.

How to Apply:

  • ​​​To be considered, applicants must reside in the appropriate congressional district (for the District 6 seat), or be able to represent statewide snowmobiling interests (for the At-large Snowmobile seat).
  • Download ​and complete the 2024 Committee application​.
  • Submit a resume with your application to, with the words "Recreational Trails Committee Application"​ in the subject line.​

​​​Please contact the State Trails Program if you have any questions.​​​