Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails - Wyoming State Trails Program
12/01/18 - For ORV Season Applications
Grants to federal agencies for the management of motorized recreational trails in Wyoming. Funding may be requested for the planning, maintenance, and construction of off-road vehicle trails for public use. The purpose of this program is to support on-the-ground work and enhance motorized recreation opportunities for state residents.
Examples of what the MCP grant can provide funding for: Drainage improvement/water control on ORV routes, trail construction or reconstruction, contracted trail work or work done through agency staff, kiosks, trail re-routes, construction of parking and trailheads, bug tree removal along key trail routes, equipment, development of ORV connecting routes and loops, bridges and other facilities, trail materials, staff time during construction, planning and NEPA for motorized related trails and facilities, site-specific plans or updates to existing plans, consultants, professional fees, public meetings, designs, GIS mapping, printing, easements, etc.
GrantWatch ID#: 176993
Grants will be granted for one (1) and two (2) year periods.
These grants are provided to federal partners to help provide motorized trail management.
Ineligible Costs: Grant writing, future costs beyond scope of this grant agreement, existing operations, interpretive signing, overhead, agency fleet costs, costs incurred prior to the contract being in place, advertising or promotions, and staff time for administrative paperwork.
While Motorized Trail Partnership Grants are funded at 100%, agencies are encouraged to provide additional funding since these grants are competitive and matching dollars may help your project in the ranking process.
It is advised that you contact the Regional Supervisors before submitting your application to ensure eligibility and information requirements are met.
Snow season applications June 1st of each year.
ORV season applications December 1st of each year.
-Applications Due: December 1st
-Award Notices: February 1st
-Agreements Process Started Progress Report: May 1st
-Trail Council Meeting: July 1st and Nov 1st January
-Final Bills Received by: A month after the work ends
-Applications due: June 1st
-Award notices: August 1st
-Vehicle Use Logs: June 1st
-Season: Dec 1st- April 15th
-Contact Reports: Monthly by the 10th
-Final Bills Received by: June 30th
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Ron McKinney, Trails Program Manager
Louisa Lopez, OHV Grants Manager
For project guidance, contact:
Forrest Kamminga, Regional Trails Supervisors