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Recreational Trails Program - 02/05/2020

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Recreational Trails Program Seeks Public Comment on 2020 Grant Applications

(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks ( is seeking public comment on proposed Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant awards for the current grant cycle which closed on January 31, 2020. Public comment on the proposed RTP grant awards is open through Monday, March 9 at 5pm. RTP is a federally funded program, administered by Montana State Parks, which provides funding for trail and trail related projects across the state. Eligible 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. This year, RTP received 70 grant applications requesting over $3.66 million. Approximately $1.5 million in funding is available this cycle. A complete list of trails grant applicants under consideration is available online at: and click on ‘Recreational Trails Program’. Copies of individual RTP applications are available upon request at (406) 444-7642.

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Michelle McNamee Outdoor Recreation Program Manager Montana State Parks (406) 444-7642

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Monday, March 9, 2020.

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