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OGT Trails Resource Inventory:
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The Recreational Trails Program in Florida
The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a federally funded competitive grant program that provides financial assistance to agencies of city, county, state or federal governments, and organizations, approved by the State, or state and federally recognized Indian tribal governments, for the development of recreational trails, trailheads and trailside facilities. The program has been shifted from OGT to the FDEP Office of Operations, Land and Recreation Grants.

For more information on Florida's Recreational Trails Program, view the Recreational Trails Program Fact Sheet (pdf 40 kb) and view Chapter 62S-2, Florida Administrative Code (pdf 109 kb), the rule governing the program in Florida.
 

View a list of RTP funded projects by county (PDF 48 kb)     NOTE: does not include terminated or withdrawn projects.

The Department of Environmental Protection has announced that grant applications for the Recreational Trails Program will be accepted March 17 through March 31, 2014.  This is a competitive matching grant program which provides financial assistance to agencies of city, county, state or federal governments, state and federal recognized Indian tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations approved by the State for the development of recreational trails. The Department currently has approximately $2,200,000 available. 

 

Submission Period

March 17, 2014 through March 31, 2014  - CLOSED

Application Workshops

None currently scheduled
Matching Ratio [RTP Grant : Local Match]
80:20
60:40
50:50
Maximum Grant Amount

Non-Motorized = $200,000
Mixed-Use = $200,000
Motorized = $500,000

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If you have questions, please contact:

Linda Reeves
Office of Greenways &  Trails
Department of Environmental Protection
3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 795
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

linda.reeves@dep.state.fl.us

Phone: 850-245-2702
Fax 850-245-2082

Last updated: June 25, 2014

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