Recreational Trails Program

Recreational Trails Program project - Incline Flume Trail

The Nevada Division of State Parks administers grant funds from the Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program (RTP). Approximately $1.2 million in funding was awarded for the 2021 fiscal year. The program funds motorized, non-motorized, and educational recreational trail projects for federal, state, and local governments, American tribes, special government districts and private individuals and organizations. Previous projects have included the Kershaw-Ryan Mountain Bike Trails, the Tamarack Lake Trail, Outdoor Ethics and the Elko SnoBowl Trail System. For further information or questions, please contact Heather Giger at 775-684-2784 or

The Nevada Division of State Parks will host the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Advisory Committee Meeting for 2022 grant funding from December 7-8, 2021. The meeting will be held in a virtual format, beginning each morning at 8:30 am and adjourning by 5:00 pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend via Microsoft Teams, or through a phone conference line, to listen to each presentation. Prior to the start of each morning session, the floor will be opened for public comment. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per person. View full press release. View the Agenda & Schedule of Applicant Presentations and Summary of 2022 RTP Applications. View and Download 2022 RTP Grant Applications.

View the list of the 2022 Recreational Trails Program Tentative Awards.

2021 Recreational Trails Program Applicant Handbook
WebGrants Registration Instructions
WebGrants Applicaton Instructions
WebGrants Portal

For information on Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) registration, visit the Department of Motor Vehicles or visit the Off-Highway Vehicle Program for information on its grant program.

RTP Quarterly Report
RTP Request for Reimbursement Form

Heather Giger
Park and Recreation Program Manager/State Trails Administrator
(775) 684-2784

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