DEEP: CT Recreational Trails

Connecticut Recreational Trails

Connecticut has over 4000 miles of trails and bike paths that crisscross some of the state's most picturesque terrain. There's bound to be a trail near you.
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Funding Information - Our 2017-18 Grant Round is closed as of December 15, 2016. 
Connecticut’s Recreational Trails Program Grants - Pending availability of funds, grants may be made to any private nonprofit organizations, municipalities, state departments and tribal governments. Grant amounts vary.
Connecticut Recreational Trails Program funds may be requested for uses including:
  • Planning, design and construction of new trails (motorized and non-motorized).
  • Maintenance and restoration of existing trails (motorized and non-motorized).
  • Access to trails by persons with disabilities.
  • Purchase and lease of trail construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Acquisition of land or easements for a trail, or for trail corridors.
  • Operation of educational programs to promote safety and environmental protection as related to recreational trails.
Recreational Trails Program Grant Application:  Word version;   PDF
Contact Laurie Giannotti, Trails & Greenways Program Coordinator by phone (860-424-3578) or email with any questions.

Content last updated January 23 2017