Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on the proposed award of almost $1.6 million in grant funds to 36 applicants through the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) in 2023. The proposed funding includes $75,000 to the City of Three Forks for Phase One of the Headwaters Trail Extension.
According to the Project Overview, the asphalt trail will be located on the abandoned Milwaukee Railroad between Three Forks and Logan.
This year, FWP received a total of 46 RTP applications requesting over $2.5 million. FWP administers RTP, a federally funded program that provides funding for trail and trail-related projects across the state. Eligible projects include development and rehabilitation work on urban, rural and backcountry trails; planning and construction of community trails; snowmobile and cross-country ski trail maintenance and grooming operations; and a variety of trail stewardship and safety education programs.
A complete list of recommended awards is available online at: fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/grant-programs/recreational-trails.
Comments will be accepted online at fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/public-comment-opportunities; in writing sent to P.O. Box 200701 Helena, MT 59620-0701; and by email to [email protected].
Comments will be accepted until May 11 at 5 p.m.