Recreational Trails Grant Application FY24 Details

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Recreational Trails Grant Application FY24

The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) supports the maintenance and construction of motorized and non-motorized land and water trails in Maryland.

Administered by the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), this program is a reimbursable grant program that matches federal funds with local funds or in-kind contributions to implement trail projects. Projects can be sponsored by a government entity or a non-profit agency. Federal funds administered by the MDOT SHA are available for up to 80% of the project cost, matched by at least 20% funding from the project sponsor.

Eligible trail project activities include:

-construction of new trails

-maintenance and restoration of trails

-development and rehabilitation of trailside and trailhead facilities

-lease of trail construction and maintenance equipment

-acquisition of easements and property for recreational trails 

-assessment of trail conditions for accessibility and maintenance

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Who issues the Form?

MDOT State Highway Administration

Contact Information

Cheryl Ladota


Tel: (410) 545-8552