Office of Systems Planning

Federal and state recreational trails

Program manager

Yvonne Diller
Phone: 515-239-1252
8/13/18 NOTICE: The Iowa DOT is accepting applications for the annual Federal Recreational Trails program funding cycle. Applications are due by October 1. This year, additional funding is available for trail maintenance and paving projects that will be able to be let by October 30, 2019. For more information, email or call Yvonne Diller at or 515-239-1252.

Notice of Additional Funding for Maintenance and Paving Projects

Trail funding applications and instructions

The following fillable forms require Adobe Reader. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers, by default, have their own pdf readers enabled, even if you have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. If using those browsers, you will need to download the pdf file to your computer and view the form in Adobe Reader or you can use Internet Explorer. Here are instructions for saving your file and opening it in Adobe Reader:

  1. Right click on the form link and select "Save link as...".
  2. Choose a location on your computer and click "Save."
  3. Open Adobe Reader.
  4. Go to File>Open and select the file you just saved. It will open the form in Adobe Reader.

Project Development Information Packet - Office of Local Systems website

W-9 and expense sheet (pdf or excel)

State Recreational Trails Program Application Summary and Funding Cycles July 2018 July 2017 July 2016 July 2015 January 2015 July 2014 July 2013 July 2012 July 2011

Guidelines and information

Mapping application tool - Iowa Geographic Map Server
Iowa State University Geographic Information Systems Support and Research Facility