The California Recreational Trails Plan was first completed in 1978 and updated in 2002. The California Recreational Trails Act, in PRC Section 5070.7, requires that the Director of California State Parks prepare and submit a report that highlights progress on the plan to the Legislature every two years.

Click on the image below for the most recent 2011 report summary (3 MB, pdf):

2011 Progress Report

As leaders in training, planning and managing all types of trail systems, California State Parks is committed to assisting the State’s recreation providers by complying with its legislative mandate of reporting the progress of the California Recreational Trails Plan.

This report informs the Legislature of the benefits of trail systems and trail programs and emphasizes the need to continue enhancing resources directed towards integrated and contiguous trails facilities.