Grant Funding and Technical Assistance Sources

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Recreation Grants Program

National Parks Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program

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

American Trails - Resources and Library: Federal Funding Programs 

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy 
Acquisition Financing/Funding

Project for Public Spaces

American Hiking Society National Trails Fund

Trail Building Assistance

The Student Conservation Association Agency Partners Program
Local Contact:
Marsha Towns, Director of Partnership Development
(o) 713.520.1835,

Off Highway Vehicle Trail Information

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council






Trail Planning Resources

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals

American Trails – Resources and Library Planning Trails & Greenways

Trail Design and Construction

Bridges & Structures for Trails

Accessible Trails

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Trail Building Toolkit

General Trail Information

Texas Trails Network

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

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department 
Paddling Trails Program

Texas Historical Commission
Texas Heritage Trails

National Recreation and Parks Association

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy