The Colorado Recreational Trails Committee consists of nine members appointed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission representing 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.
Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind - Public Comment
Trails in Colorado can connect people with nature and support a high quality of life for all; proper trail management, planning, and design can minimize impacts and serve as a tool to support resilient landscapes, wildlife, and biodiversity.
Written primarily for land managers and organizations seeking grant funding for trails, the 2021 version of Planning Trails with Wildlife in Mind provides an update to the 1998 version to better align with our current knowledge about how to plan trails that incorporate strategies to minimize impacts to wildlife.
The document has been developed over the past year as a cooperative effort between a land
managerTask Force, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and a stakeholder advisory group.