Wyoming Workplace of Outside Recreation Launches First Wyoming Outside Recreation Grant Program | Regional Information


Vic Orr (left) works with teen volunteers to install bollards at Sweetwater Guard Station Campground.

The Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation is pleased to announce the launch of the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Grant Program.

Projects will be funded that focus on responding to the impact of COVID-19, new outdoor recreation infrastructure and economic impacts in local communities. This could include projects involving trails, water based recreation, shooting ranges, campgrounds, climbing infrastructure and more!

Pre-registration opened on June 30th and closes on July 31st at 11:59 p.m

Wyoming’s local, county, state, and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations are all eligible to apply for the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Grant.

Various amounts of grants ranging from $20,000 to $749,000 are offered. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by an Outdoor Recreation Grant Committee. Grants will be evaluated on: project ARPA readiness, economic impact, new outdoor recreation infrastructure, budget and project cost, funding match, and community support.

Learn more about the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Grant (WORG) and apply online at https://wyooutdoorrecreation.wyo.gov/index.php/events/worg.

Wyoming Outdoor Recreation staff are available to assist you with the pre-application process. Please send questions to [email protected]

Established upon recommendation of the 2017 Governor’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force, the Office of Outdoor Recreation aims to diversify Wyoming’s economy by expanding and improving responsible recreational opportunities through collaboration, outreach and coordination with stakeholders, landowners, the private sector and public officials and be encouraged.

Find out more about the office by following us on social media or by visiting www.wyorec.com.