Connecticut Recreational Trails
DEEP's CT Recreational Trails Grants Program
Planning, design and construction of new trails (motorized and non-motorized).
Maintenance and restoration of existing trails (motorized and non-motorized).
Access to trails by persons with disabilities.
Purchase and lease of trail construction and maintenance equipment.
Acquisition of land or easements for a trail, or for trail corridors.
Operation of educational programs to promote safety and environmental protection as related to recreational trails.
We are currently accepting proposals
DEEP is now accepting proposals for funding authorized by the CT Bond Commission on Friday, July 23, 2021. Proposals are due by close of business November 1, 2021. Application (word) Application (pdf)
CT Department of Transportation's Trail Funding Opportunities
The TE Program is administered by the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Highway Administration. The TE Program offers a source of funds for addressing the needs of non-motorized transportation users. A focus of the State’s program is safety, accessibility and connectivity.
The Community Connectivity Program, seeks to improve accommodations for bicyclists and pedestrians in urban, suburban and rural community centers.
NRTP is an assistance program of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Formerly administered through the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP).