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Recreational Trails Grant Awards Open for Public Comment - Comments due Friday, June 8, 2018

(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on proposed Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant awards for the current grant cycle which closed on February 1, 2018. Montana’s Recreational Trails Program has awarded approximately $1.57 million in grant funds to 50 trails projects located across Montana. Public comment on the proposed RTP grant awards is open through Friday, June 8 at 5pm.

The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a federally funded program administered by Montana State Parks. RTP projects include development and rehabilitation work on urban, rural, and backcountry trails; planning and construction of community trails; snowmobile and cross-country ski trail maintenance and grooming operations; and a variety of trail stewardship and safety education programs.

For a list of all successful trails grant applicants, visit stateparks.mt.gov/recreation and click on ‘Recreational Trails Program’. For more information or to request copies of individual RTP applications contact Tom Reilly at (406) 444-3752.

Public Comments must be received by 5pm on Friday, June 8, 2018. To comment online visit stateparks.mt.gov and click on “Public Comments” or by email to treilly@mt.gov.

Comments by regular mail should be sent to: Recreational Trails Program, Montana State Parks, PO Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.

Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.

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Contact:
Pat Doyle
Marketing and Communications Manager,
Montana State Parks
(406) 444-3818
pdoyle@mt.gov

Betsy Kirkeby
Public Relations Specialist
Montana State Parks
(406) 444-3343
bkirkeby@mt.gov

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