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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Recreational Trails Program

The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) provides reimbursable, matching funds to develop and repair recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both non-motorized and motorized recreational trail uses. The RTP program also provides funds for trail related environmental protection, safety and educational projects.

The Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board (ORTAB) is responsible for reviewing and recommending funding for the Recreational Trails Program. For additional information regarding ORTAB visit the following web site: ORTAB

If you are interested in applying for a Recreational Trails Program grant, please complete the application, which is located below. For general grant questions regarding the program, please send a message to the following email address: parks.RTPgrantapp@alaska.gov.

Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation
550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1380
Anchorage AK 99501-3561
Fax: (907) 269-8907
E-mail: parks.RTPgrantapp@alaska.gov

Annual Program Schedule

  • Week of August 10th, 2020: Application available online

  • September 23, 2020: Mandatory Public Notice must be posted by this date

  • November 6, 2020: Application Due Date NEW DATE

  • December 21, 2020: Qualified applications sent to ORTAB for review NEW DATE

  • February 2 & 3, 2021: ORTAB Meeting for final scoring of qualified applications NEW DATES

  • March 2021: Applications that have been recommended for award are forwarded to FHWA for review NEW DATE

  • March through June 2021: Award and grant agreements are signed and implemented

2021 Grant Application

Grant Application NEW(PDF)
Budget Workbook NEW(PDF)
Environmental Review Checklist NEW(PDF)
Property Acquistion/Easement form NEW(PDF)
Buy America Guidance NEW (PDF)

The maximum individual grant award amounts for FY21 are listed below:

  • $75,000 for non-motorized and diversified
  • $100,000 for motorized

See a list of awarded grants for:

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907