KY Transportation Cabinet Grant Funds Trail Improvements

The Daniel Boone National Forest, under the management of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, oversees a trail system that connects recreation opportunities, natural resources, and communities across more than 708,000 acres in Eastern Kentucky. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recognized the role the Forest plays in the provision and maintenance of regional transportation with a $2.4 million grant to improve the Forest’s motorized and non-motorized trails and trail programs.

Grants funds will support work in several key areas.

Well-Trained Trail System Employees & Crews

Trail Master Plan and Vision

Accelerated Pace of Mandatory Clearances

On-the-Ground Trail Improvements