Arizona State Parks and Trails Announces Funding Opportunties for Motorized Trail Projects

July 8, 2019

PHOENIX – Arizona State Parks and Trails has announced grant funding opportunities from the State Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Fund for motorized trail projects. Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2019 at 5 p.m.

 

Eligible projects for the grant funding include developing off-highway vehicle recreation facilities and infrastructure; establishing and designating motorized trails and routes; law enforcement; or trail development and trail maintenance for the use of off-road motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, four-wheel drive vehicles, or other off-road motorized vehicles. Non-profits and governmental entities including cities, towns, counties, tribal governments, state and federal agencies are eligible to apply. Organizations and clubs may enter into a cooperative agreement with an eligible applicant to apply.

 

All applicants must first contact Mickey Rogers, Chief of Grants and Trails at Arizona State Parks and Trails, before starting an application.

 

A grant workshop will be offered on Friday, July 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arizona State Parks office at 23751 N. 23rdAvenue, Suite 190, Phoenix. To participate in the workshop, please email [email protected] or call 602.542.6942. Webinar access will be available.

 

Eligible and ineligible activities related to off-highway vehicle motorized trail projects, cultural clearance requirements ,and submitting an application using the on-line system will be covered at the workshop on July 18.

 

Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our parks and through our partners.

 

For information about all 35 Arizona State Parks and Natural Areas, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs and State Historic Preservation Office call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit AZStateParks.com

 

PRESS CONTACTS: Michelle Thompson at (602) 542-1996 or [email protected]