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Guidance Documents

ATV and Snow Guidance Documents

Project Criteria Question Instructions

ATV-Snow Acquisition Ready-to-Go Checklist

ATV-Snow Development Ready-to-Go Checklist

ATV-Snow Education Programs Ready-to-Go Checklist

ATV-Snow Equipment Purchase Ready-to-Go Checklist

ATV-Snow Planning Ready-to-Go Checklist

Trail Development Drawing Checklist

Watch the ATV and Snowmobile Trails Grant Webinar (recorded 7/3/2018)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Step-By-Step Grant Instructions

Grant Workshop Tutorial Video

All-Terrain Vehicle and Snowmobile Pre-application Tasks:

Contact Regional Advisor.

Obtain an SAP Vendor Number and a DUNS Number.

Obtain items outlined on Ready-To-Go Checklist for specific trail project type.

For trail projects that involve land acquisition or land donation, obtain an appraisal report and use the USPAP Appraisal Requirements Document for the project property to be acquired. Appraisal Policy

Waiver of Retroactivity, formal written request to DCNR – Central Office and has contacted appropriate staff person. Waiver for Retroactivity Policy

Project Types for ATV and Snowmobile Trails:


ATV and Snowmobile Land Acquisition Projects involve the purchase of fee simple title or perpetual easement to real property for subsequent development of ATV or snowmobile trails and facilities.


ATV and Snowmobile Planning Projects examine the feasibility of developing trails and facilities for ATV or Snowmobile activities.

Development, Rehabilitation, or Maintenance

ATV and Snowmobile Development Projects construct new and rehabilitate and maintain existing ATV or snowmobile trails and facilities.

Equipment Purchase

ATV and Snowmobile Equipment Purchase Projects involve the purchase or lease of equipment to be used exclusively for the maintenance or construction of ATV or snowmobile trails and facilities.

Educational Programs

ATV and Snowmobile Educational Program Projects involve the development and operation of educational programs that promote safety and environmental protection as those objectives relate to the use of ATVs or snowmobiles.