The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation (VCTF) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) have partnered to release the Adopt-a-Trail Program along the Capital Trail. Miles 0 to 50 are available for adoption. Please read the Adoption Guidelines on the VCTF Website for requirements. If you have any questions, please email
Those person(s) associated with the group named below intend to enhance the environment and improve the appearance of the Virginia Capital Trail through organized litter pickups, and request permission to “Adopt-a-Trail.”
Have you read the Adopt-a-Trail Guidelines?
If you have not read the Adopt-a-Trail Guidelines please return to our website and review them before applying to Adopt-a-Trail as there are strict rules and regulations. Thank you.
Name of Group/Individual
What type of group are you?
Community Based Group
Faith Based Group
What Mile Marker (MM) would you like to adopt?
The work will be performed under and in accordance with the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Adopt-a-Highway Conditions and Safety Guidelines, both attached to this permit and incorporated herein by reference. The permit authorizing this work is issued under the VDOT Land Use Permit Manual 24 VAC 30-151-10 et seq. Applicants to whom permits are issued shall at all times indemnify and save harmless the Commonwealth Transportation Board, members of the board, the Commonwealth, and all Commonwealth employees, agents and officers, from responsibility, damage or liability arising from the exercise of the privileges granted in such permits. This permit may be terminated by the Virginia Department of Transportation or the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation at any time the applicants do not comply with the permit or at any time the applicants’ work is deemed unsafe or causes a conflict with traffic. The Department reserves the right to revise or discontinue the Adopt-a-Highway program at any time.
Safety Information: What is the number of persons between the ages of 10 and 18 participating in your group?
Safety Information: Describe any special safety precautions that might be required due to a participants condition (e.g., uses a wheelchair)
I have read and I understand the Adopt-a-Trail Conditions and Adopt-a-Highway Safety Guidelines regarding participation in the program:
If approved, we request the following title to appear on the Adopt-a-Trail sign (limit to 48 characters including spaces).
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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