Arizona State Parks and Trails Board appoints the fifteen-member, volunteer Arizona State Committee on Trails (ASCOT).
Arizona State Parks and Trails is looking for candidates to join the team. Contact Mickey Rogers at 602-542-6942 to discuss how you can become involved with ASCOT. We are currently accepting applications for new ASCOT members to begin service in January 2018.
Application for consideration is located here.
ASCOT serves in an advisory capacity to the Arizona State Parks Board. The overall mission of the State Trails Program is to promote, develop, and preserve non-motorized trail opportunities throughout the state for mountain bikers, hikers, equestrians, and water trail users. State Parks staff works with ASCOT to:
Members of ASCOT have put together a list of their Top Trail Picks complete with trail information and descriptions.
ASCOT meets quarterly around the state. Public participation is encouraged at these meetings. Two meetings are held on a Friday and two meetings are held on a Saturday.
|April 21, 2018||Agenda 04/21/18 and tentative schedule|
|April 21, 2018||SRTAC Agenda 04/21/18|
|April 11, 2018||SEE Sub-committee Agenda 04/11/18|
|April 11, 2018||AZ Premier Trails Sub-committee Agenda 04/11/18|
|January 10, 2018||Agenda 01/10/18|
* ASCOT Agenda - Amended 04/06/16
ASCOT Minutes 04/09/16
April 9, 2016 †SRTAC Agenda 04/06/16
Members of ASCOT along with Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management staff hike the Arizona Trail to the Mexico border to better understand how border and immigrant issues relate to trails.
Julie Bradley, TRACKS
Richard Kesselman, Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona
Christine Vogt, Representative-at-Large
Claire Miller, City of Phoenix
Evan Pilling, Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists
Joe Winfield, United States Forest Service
Bill Gibson, Bureau of Land Management
Bernadine McCollum, Wickenburg Conservation Foundation
Linda Slay, Arizona Horse Council
Angela Villa, Representative-at-Large
Wayne Monger, Bureau of Land Management
Jan Hancock, Maricopa Trails and Parks Foundation
Jim Coffman, American Society of Lanscape Architects
Matthew Nelson, Arizona Trail Association
Adam Milnor, National Park Service
Advisory Committee Coordinator: Mickey Rogers (602) 542-6942