Grant Funding and Technical Assistance Sources

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Recreation Grants Program
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/grants/trpa/

National Parks Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
http://www.nps.gov/orgs/rtca/index.htm

Houston Wilderness’s Collaborative Access Program Speakers
April 17, 2014
National Parks Service (NPS) - Rivers, Trails, & Conservation Assistance Program
Speakers:
Justin Bates, NPS Community Planner
Kathryn Nichols, NPS Community Planner

American Trails - Resources and Library: Federal Funding Programs
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/fedfund/ 

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy 
Acquisition Financing/Funding
http://www.railstotrails.org/ourwork/trailbuilding/toolbox/informationsummaries/funding_financing.html#statelocal

Project for Public Spaces
https://www.pps.org/reference/funding-sources-for-greenway-projects/

American Hiking Society National Trails Fund
http://www.americanhiking.org/grant-application-period-closes-dec-13/

Trail Building Assistance

The Student Conservation Association Agency Partners Program
http://www.thesca.org/partner/agency-partners
Local Contact:
Marsha Towns, Director of Partnership Development
(o) 713.520.1835,
Towns@thesca.org

Off Highway Vehicle Trail Information

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council
http://www.nohvcc.org/home

 

 

 

 

 


Trail Planning Resources

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
www.recpro.com/resources

American Trails – Resources and Library Planning Trails & Greenways
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/planning/

Trail Design and Construction
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/trailbuilding/index.html

Bridges & Structures for Trails
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/structures/index.html

Accessible Trails
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/accessible/

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Trail Building Toolkit
http://www.railstotrails.org/ourWork/trailBuilding/toolbox/index.htm

General Trail Information

Texas Trails Network
http://www.texastrails.org/

Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference
March 26 to 28, 2014 
Downtown Sheraton Hotel 
Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department 
Paddling Trails Program http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/boat/paddlingtrails/

Texas Historical Commission
Texas Heritage Trails
http://www.thc.state.tx.us/preserve/projects-and-programs/texas-heritage-trails

National Recreation and Parks Association
www.nrpa.org

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
http://www.railstotrails.org/index.html