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  • Trail Network Team (TNT)

    As Oregon’s outdoor recreation leader, OPRD has
    developed the Trail Network Team (TNT).

    Each TNT member brings unique experience to the team and works together to coordinate outreach for all of OPRD’s trail programs.

    For more details, click here

  • 2014 Scenic Waterway Assessments

    In September 2013, the Governor instructed Oregon State Parks to evaluate at least three waterways during the 2013-15 biennium to determine their suitability for the Scenic Waterways Program.

    The evaluation will provide multiple opportunities for public input and will include an assessment of waterway eligibility and feasibility for inclusion into the program.  

     
    For more information about the assessment process, click here
     
  • Statewide Trails Plan
    OPRD is embarking on a two-year statewide trails planning effort to update the Oregon Trails 2005-2014: A Statewide Action Plan.
     
    The effort involves separate (but concurrent) All-Terrain Vehicle, snowmobile, non-motorized, water trail, and Scenic Waterway planning components.
     
    For information about the planning effort, click here
  • 2014 Trails Summit


    The 2014 Oregon Trails Summit focused on building relationships between land managers, trail professionals and trail advocates to learn from each other and gather information on how to a better job statewide, regionally and in your community.
    For more information, click here.


Trail Network Team (TNT)


Services Overview

Trail Assistance Request Process and Forms

Trail Planning Guidelines (PDF)

 

 
 
Statewide Trail Plans
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oregon State Parks has developed several planning documents and processes that help provide guidance for outdoor recreation activities and opportunities.

In addition to managing the State Park System, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has a broader responsibility to encourage coordination among governmental agencies providing outdoor recreation areas and facilities in Oregon.
 

State Trail Designation Programs

Program Overview

Scenic Trails


Regional Trails


Scenic Bikeways


Scenic Waterways

 

 

 

Motorized Trail Program

 

Program Overview


ATV Safety


ATV Permits

 

 

 

The ATV Program provides information and resources to identify places to ride, laws and rules, and grant funding opportunities for Federal, State, County, and non-profit organizations that manage lands for off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation.

 

Water Trails Program

 

Program Overview & Trail List 

Water trails are rivers or lakes that act as corridors or "trails." Water trail facilities include legal and safe put-ins and take-outs points, parking, restrooms and camping, and are designed for kayaks, canoes, drift boats and other small, motor-free water craft.

 

2014 Scenic Waterway Assessments
The evaluation of several potential waterways will provide multiple opportunities for public input and will include an assessment of waterway eligibility and feasibility for inclusion into the program.
 
For more information, visit the links below.

Current Waterway Assessments
Waterway Assessment Process

Assessment Schedule

Assessment Reports and Meeting Materials

Online Survey (Available October 3, 2014)

 

Trail Funding Sources



OPRD Recreation Grant Programs

 
Other Funding Sources


 

 

 

 

 

There are a variety of OPRD and other funding opportunities available for different types of trail projects.

 

Trail Construction & Maintenance Guidelines

OPRD Trail Guidelines

OPRD Trail Guidelines Overview

Vegetation Management

Treadway Degradation Management

Treadway Features

Drainage Features

Bridges and Boardwalks

Retaining Structures

Trail Amenities

Other Trail Guidelines

 

Trail Program Advisory Committees

 

 

 

Each trail program utilizes the assistance of a Citizen Advisory Committee to review applications and prioritizes them based upon specific evaluation criteria.

 

Events Calendar

Looking for upcoming trail related workshops, work parties, or other events? Interested in adding an event to our calender? Visit the link below to see our Google based calender.

Current and recent events

2014 Trails Summit