2016 CRT Awards

Ten trail projects and a State Recreational Trails Advisory Committee have been chosen by the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) as recipients of its Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of their outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds. These national awards, which honor Tom Petri, a former Member of Congress from Wisconsin and longtime champion of the RTP, were presented at a special Capitol Hill ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2016 as part of the celebration of Great Outdoors Month®.

The trail projects honored by the CRT and their award categories are:

  • Kanab Creek OHV Bridge Project (Utah) – Construction and Design
  • Cochran Mill Park Trail (Georgia) – Maintenance and Rehabilitation
  • Dolan Springs Trail (Arizona) – Multiple-Use Management and Corridor Sharing
  • Eureka Trail (Tennessee) – Engaging Public-Sector Partners
  • “Great Trails: Providing Quality OHV Trails and Experiences” (Nationwide) – Education and Communication
  • Student Conservation Association/District Department of Transportation Rock Creek Park Bridge Projects (Washington, DC) – Youth Conservation/ Service Corps and Community Outreach
  • Utah Conservation Corps Bike Crew – Youth Conservation/Service Corps and Community Outreach
  • Ash to Kings Trail (Nevada) – Community Linkage
  • Graber Pond Accessible Trail (Wisconsin) – Accessibility Enhancement
  • Gypsum City OHV Park (Iowa) – Public-Private Partnerships Enhancing Public Lands Access and Use
  • The Indiana Trails Advisory Board won the award for the Outstanding Recreational Trails Advisory Committee chosen by the Awards Committee of the National Association of State Park Directors.

    See the full awards presentation here.