Roads and Trails Program
The Roads and Trails Program provides education and technical assistance to trail and open space managers and advocates regarding non-motorized trail planning, design, construction, funding and management throughout California.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has initiated a second public comment period for the draft California Code of Regulations regarding off-trail restrictions in preserves and reserves within the state park system. Click here for more information.
The Roads and Trails Program:
*Oversees the California Recreational Trails Plan and reports on the progress in its implementation.
*Organizes and hosts California Trails & Greenways.
*Provides trail planning, funding and management tools to trail managers and provides expert advice on trail management issues to agencies statewide.
*Manages trail grant funding for California State Parks.
*Developed the Department’s Trail Change-in-Use process and provides ongoing technical assistance and training for its implementation.
*Assists in the development of Road and Trail Management Plans for individual park units.
*The Department’s Sign Shop is also under the Road and Trail Program. A Sign Request form is available here.
Road and Trail Management Plans in Progress
Click here for a list of the Roads and Trails Management Plans that are currently in progress.
Approved Road and Trail Management Plans
Click here for Approved Road and Trail Management Plans