The Recreational Trails Program 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 the Office of Greenways and Trails to DEP's Office of Operations, Land and Recreation Grants.
Eligible applicants include local governments and nonprofit environmental organizations.
CLOSED; next Application cycle tentatively scheduled for November 12-30, 2018
Tentative Application Timeline
The 2018 RTP Applications are currently under review. RTP Advisory Committee meets May 17, 2018 to review Applications and to develop the 2018 Priority List.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.