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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

  • 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

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


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.

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

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 Program Advisory Committees

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council (ORTAC)


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