In 2023, the North Carolina Trails Committee selected 17 recipients for the Recreational Trails Program grant totaling over $1.5 million.
Map of 2023 RTP Grant Recipients
The grant recipients are mapped per county below. Hover over the county to see the recipient, project description, trail use, and amount received for each recipient. The colors represent the trail use: canoeing/paddling (blue), hiking (green), mountain biking (orange), multiuse (olive), OHV (deep purple), and multiple grant recipients with varying trail type (red).
Table of 2023 RTP Grant Recipients
Toggle the headers to arrange the table in alphabetical or numerical order.
|Description||Trail User Type||Grantee Name||Recommended Funding ($)|
|Wayehutta Trail Project||OHV||U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service||96,249.94|
|Oak Hill Community Park and Forest Trails||Mountain Biking||Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina||99,999.96|
|Table Rock Base Trail||Hiking||Carolina Climbers Coalition||75,000|
|Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area||Hiking||Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department||100,000|
|Heartbreak Ridge Extension Project||Mountain Biking||Camp Grier||99,640|
|Green's Lick Trail Rehabilitation||Mountain Biking||Pisgah Area Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association||27,720|
|Abbotts Creek Blueway – Yadkin River State Trail||Canoeing/Paddling||The Tourism Recreation Investment Partnership for Davidson County Foundation||100,000|
|Paddy Mountain Park Trails||Hiking||Blue Ridge Conservancy||100,000|
|North Carolina Coastal Federation||Hiking||North Carolina Coastal Federation||62,283.30|
|Neusiok Trail Surfacing Enhancement||Hiking||U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service||99,967.50|
|Broad River Greenway Trail Improvement||Multiuse||Cleveland County||100,000|
|Roaring River Park and River Access||Canoeing/Paddling||Wilkes County||100,000|
|Old Fort Fonta Flora State Trail Extension||Multiuse||Friends of Fonta Flora State Trail||100,000|
|Haywood County Bike Park||Mountain Biking||Haywood County||100,000|
|River Landing Boardwalk Extension||Multiuse||Town of Williamston||100,000|
|Cape Carteret Multiuse Trail||Multiuse||Town of Cape Carteret||100,000|
|Middle Fork Greenway – Boone Gorge Park||Multiuse||Watauga County||100,000|