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2020 Colorado Recreational Trails Committee Vacancy Announcement

The State Trails Committee has a vacant representative position for Congressional District 3. The committee reviews, scores, and ranks grant applications and formulates funding recommendations to the Parks and Wildlife Commission for the Division of Parks and Wildlife (CPW) trail grant programs. The State Trails Committee advises the Commission and CPW on all matters pertaining to trails, their use, extent, location and funding.

The nine Trails Committee members are volunteers, one from each of Colorado's Congressional Districts, one At-Large Representative and one GOCO Representative. They serve four-year terms and may be reappointed to a second, four-year term.

In keeping with Federal Recreational Trails Program requirements and the Commission's A-104 Policy, the Committee will be made of trail users who should be proponents of all trail recreation activities with unbiased judgement toward both motorized and non-motorized uses. Members represent a wide variety of trail interests with the goal of working cooperatively for trails and greenways throughout the state.

CPW seeks to maintain a balance between non-motorized and motorized representation on the State Trails Committee. Committee members will be chosen based on the candidate's qualifications inclusive of overall skills, outdoor recreational interests and leadership qualities. The preferred candidate will have a diverse and varied trails background with experience and knowledge to fill this vacancy.

How to Apply

Due Date: Applications must be received by close of business on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Applicant Requirements and Application

Please contact Fletcher Jacobs at if you have any questions.

State Trails Committee Upcoming Meetings

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.

Grant Applicant Review Meetings

The schedules for grant reviews and presentations can be viewed here:



​Grant Applications

Non-Motorized Trails Grant​ Program

The 2019-2020 application window is now closed. Information and instructions on how to apply for the 2020-2021 grant cycle will be posted on the Grant Application page​ later this year.

Motorized Trails Grant​ Program

The 2020-2021 application window is now closed. Information and instructions on how to apply for the 2021-2022 grant cycle will be posted on the OHV Grant Application page later this year.