Friday Apr 25

Trails Committee

The purpose of the Estes Valley Trails Committee (EVTC) is to promote development and maintenance of a comprehensive and sustainable trail system throughout the Estes Valley, which considers a variety of trail users. The Committee acts as an Advisory Committee to the Estes Valley Recreation District and Park District Board of Directors. 


NEW! Estes Valley Trails Committee Vacancies.

View the press release and information about applying to the Trails Committee.


 In 2014, the Trails Committee will meet on the second Monday of EVERY OTHER month, at 6:00 P.M., unless posted otherwise.

Meetings are open to the public and are held in the downstairs meeting room at the Estes Park Golf Course clubhouse (18-Hole Golf Course), 1480 Golf Course Road, Estes Park, Colorado, unless otherwise posted. (2014 Trails Committee Annual Meeting Notice)


Trails Committee Meeting Agenda


 2014 Trails Committee Meeting Minutes


2013 Trails Committee Meeting Minutes

2012 Trails Committee Meeting Minutes

2011 Trails Committee Meeting Minutes


 ABOUT THE TRAILS COMMITTEE

The committee is comprised of local citizens, a representative from the Town of Estes Park, and a representative from the Recreation District’s Board of Directors. Committee members serve a three-year term.

Trails Committee Members:

Gary Matthews       President       Term ends May 2016
Amy Plummer   Vice President   Term ends May 2015
Hal Dalzell   Secretary   Term ends May 2014
Dick Putney   Treasurer   Term ends May 2015
Danny Basch   Committee Member   Term ends May 2016
Ed Hayek   Committee Member   Term ends May 2015
Lisa Plaut   Committee Member   Term ends May 2014
Ken TeSelle   Committee Member   Term ends May 2016
Dave Shirk   Town of Estes Park Appointee    
Ron Duell   EVRPD Board of Directors Liaison    
Skyler Rorabaugh   EVRPD Executive Director    
Janet Carabell   EVRPD Administrative Assistant    

 THE ROLE OF THE ESTES VALLEY TRAILS COMMITTEE IS:

  • To advise the Board of Directors of Estes Valley Recreation and Park District on trail issues such as planning, budgeting, maintenance, and design standards of trails.

  • To collaborate with other organizations and property owners to plan and improve trails.

  • To advocate trails in the community.

  • To involve a variety of trail users in the planning and implementation process.

  • To identify and communicate trail needs, constraints, and priorities.

  • To seek cooperation with the Town of Estes Park, Larimer County Open Lands, National Park Service, U. S. Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado Department of Wildlife, Estes Valley Land Trust, Estes Valley Improvement Association, other agencies, and private land owners to develop and improve trails.

  • To coordinate volunteer organizations in both maintenance and trail development project.

  • To insure public access to trails through easements and acquisitions.

  • To promote connectivity of trails throughout the region.