Lotterywest Trails Grants

The Department and Lotterywest partner to deliver trails grants to assist in developing trails in Western Australia.

Grants are open throughout the year.

Areas of grant support

  • Planning a trail
  • Constructing or upgrading a trail
  • Promoting a trail.

Please note Lotterywest grants do not support trail maintenance.

Applying for a grant

Please contact Lotterywest to discuss your trails grant and how to apply.




You will need to discuss your trails grant proposal with the Department as part of the Lotterywest grant assessment.

Department of Parks and Wildlife estates

If your project is on a Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) estate please consult Lotterywest to discuss if your project would be eligible.

If your project includes trail signage on a DPaW estate please consult with the DPaW Interpretation, Marketing and eMedia Unit who will advise on requirements to comply with DPaW sign system standards.

DPaW Interpretation Unit

Jacki Baxter
Telephone 08 9334 0580
Email Jacki Baxter

Aboriginal consultation

To find out who to involve in relation to Aboriginal consultation please contact:


Telephone 08 9340 5270
Toll free 1800 655 270
Email Lotterywest

Department of Sport and Recreation


Steve Bennett

Senior Policy Officer – Outdoor Recreation
Telephone 08 9492 9732
Facsimile 08 9492 9711
Email Steve Bennett


Contact your closest regional Department office.