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.
|January 27, 2017||ASCOT Agenda 01/27/17 (594 KB PDF)|
* ASCOT Agenda - Amended 04/06/16
(2.18 MB PDF)
ASCOT Minutes 04/09/16
(392.4 KB PDF)
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.
Nick Lund, TRACKS-Pinetop/Lakeside
Richard Kesselman, Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona
Doug Von Gausig, Representative-at-Large
Claire Miller, City of Phoenix
Patrick Kell, International Mountain Biking Association
Craig Alden Stevens, Back Country Horseman of Central Arizona
Bill Gibson, Bureau of Land Management
Bernadine McCollum, Wickenburg Conservation Foundation
Linda Slay, Arizona Horse Council
Angela Villa, Representative-at-Large
Lisa Gerdl, Representative-at-Large
Jan Hancock, Maricopa Trails and Parks Foundation
Matthew Nelson, Arizona Trail Association
Michael Harris, Representative-at-Large
Advisory Committee Coordinator: Mickey Rogers (602) 542-6942