Montana Trail Stewardship Grant Program
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The Montana Trail Stewardship Grant Program (MTSGP) is a state program that provides funding for the development, renovation, and maintenance of motorized and non-motorized recreational trails and trailside facilities throughout Montana and in its communities (23-2-108 and 23-2-109, MCA). The MTSGP is administered by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Eligible funding areas include:
- New trail and shared-use path construction;
- Rehabilitation and maintenance of existing trails and shared-use paths, including grooming of trails for motorized and nonmotorized winter recreation; and
- Construction and maintenance of trailside and trailhead facilities, including but not limited to bridges, fencing, parking, bathrooms, latrines, picnic shelters, interpretation, trail signs, and trailside weed management.
Noneligible funding areas include:
- Development of trail safety and education programs
- Design and engineering
- Equipment purchases
- Land acquisitions