CT Recreational Trails

CTDEEP is now accepting proposals for the State’s Recreational Trails Program Grants. Authorized in the state budget, this grant round makes $10 million available, and applications will be accepted through March 11, 2024. Any private nonprofit organizations, municipalities, state departments, and tribal governments may apply. Connecticut Recreational Trails Program funds may be requested for uses including:

  • Planning and design of trails;
  • Construction of new trails (motorized and non-motorized);
  • Maintenance and restoration of existing recreational trails;
  • 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; 
  • Increased access to trails for underserved communities;

Please join us for this important Info Session to learn from Kimberly Bradley, Trails and Greenways Coordinator with State Parks Division about the CT Recreational Trails program, ask questions about the revised grant application or your project proposals, etc. The Info Session will be held via Zoom of January 11, 2024, register HERE.

Application Submission
Application Deadline

March 11, 2024

Associated Documents and Websites

Kimberly Bradley, Kimberly.Bradley@ct.gov

Grants and Financial Assistance Main Page

Content Updated December, 2023