TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Nine trail projects in Pima, Pinal and Cochise counties will have additional funds, according to a recent release from Arizona State Parks. This is part of a more than $3 million grant that was approved by the Arizona State Park Board on July 20. These funds are from the federal Recreational Trails Program and the State's Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Fund.
"As leaders of trails across the state, we are proud to be in the position of seeing these projects hit the ground," said Executive Director Sue Black, in a recent release. Projects that will receive funds range from maintaining and enhancing current trails, to developing new OHV trails in various counties.
Trail projects in Pima, Cochise, and Pinal counties that will receive grant funds include the following:
- Pima - Catalina State Park (non-motorized) $80,000
- Pima/Pinal - Coronado-Santa Catalina National Forest (non-motorized) $79,887
- Pima - Climbing Association of Southern Arizona (non-motorized) $73,810
- Pima - Association of 4 WD Clubs (motorized) $65,220
- Pima - Oro Valley (non-motorized) $30,000
- Pima - Marana (non-motorized) $11,000
- Pinal - Picacho Peak State Park (non-motorized) $30,000
- Cochise - Kartchner Caverns State Park (non-motorized) $79,348
- Cochise - Coronado National Forest -- Sierra Vista Ranger District (non-motorized) $30,000
For information about Arizona State Parks and the many recreational, historical and cultural programs call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit AZStateParks.com.