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

July 9, 2018

PHOENIXArizona State Parks & Trails is now offering grant funding from the State Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Fund for motorized trail projects throughout Arizona. Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

 

Non-profit organizations; governmental entities including cities, towns, counties; tribal governments; and state and federal agencies are all eligible to apply for funding. Organizations and clubs may enter into a cooperative agreement with an eligible applicant (e.g. forest land manager).

 

Eligible projects include developing off-highway vehicle recreation facilities and infrastructure; establishing and designating motorized trails and routes; law enforcement; 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.

 

Before starting an application, all applicants must contact Mickey Rogers, chief of grants and trails at Arizona State Parks & Trails at 602-542-6942 or via email at [email protected].

 

A grant workshop will be available onFriday, July 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the rizona State Parks & Trails Outdoor Recreation Information Center at 23751 N. 23rd ve., Suite 190, Phoenix. The workshop will cover all eligible and ineligible activities related to OHV motorized trail projects, cultural clearance requirements, and submitting an application using the on-line system, WebGrants.

 

To participate in the workshop, please RSVP to Mickey Rogers by email at [email protected].The workshop is also available online for those who are unable to attend in person.

 

"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 CONTACT: Michelle Thompson at (602) 542-1996 - Email: [email protected]