Several popular Revelstoke trails will see improvements this spring thanks to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.
The BC Interior Forestry Museum Society, Revelstoke ATV Club, Revelstoke Cycling Association and Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club were each successful in obtaining grant funding.
The BC Interior Forestry Museum will receive $20,370 to add trail infrastructure to the popular Riverside Forest Walk. The Revelstoke ATV Club will receive $12,000 to improve trail infrastructure on the Sproat Mountain Lookout Trail. The Revelstoke Cycling Association will receive $24,500 to build two new adaptive trails, and to build a connector trail and reroute a damaged section of trail. The Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club will receive $22,870 to replace aging infrastructure and enhance the Nordic trails to meet growing demand.
In total the Columbia Basin Trust doled out $500,000 from the Trail Enhancement Grants for a total of 25 projects.
In addition to creating new trails, the projects focus on activities like repairing damaged trails, increasing accessibility for a variety of users, addressing environmental issues, incorporating Indigenous cultural or heritage values and repairing or adding trail infrastructure and amenities. Learn more at ourtrust.org/trailgrants.