Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference

2018 Conference Thursday, May 31  in Cleveland at Lago East Bank


Lago Custom EventsWe are preparing for the 2018 Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference. Check back soon for updated information on how to submit session proposals or become a sponsor and/or exhibitor. Or inquire by phoning 216-749-3720 x12 or send a message to

Get ready for your 2018 Showcase Nominations! Take photos (and videos) NOW, during the nice weather, of your local trail and bikeway projects and the ways people use them—informal and organized programs.

New Categories! Any project which has not received a past award is eligible.

The 4th Biennial in 2016.

Jay Walljasper
Jay Walljasper, keynote speaker

Recognizing the value of trails and greenways as pathways to healthy and successful communities, decision makers, planners and practitioners, and trail advocates from around Greater Cleveland gathered on June 2nd, 2016 in Brecksville, Ohio to share ideas, discover new tools, and set the stage to transform plans and concepts into successfully completed projects.

Building on feedback from successful past Conferences, this 4th biennial event included expert speakers, topic panels, peer learning, open discussions, and networking opportunities. Featured was Jay Walljasper, popular speaker, award-winning writer and community consultant (

Thank you to all the sponsors, presenters, and attendees for making this another successful Conference. We look forward to seeing you in 2018! (We're always pleased to hear from you. Please contact us anytime.)

Trails & Programs Showcase

Included in the Conference, was the 2016 Trails & Programs Showcase. 36 outstanding trail projects and creative trail programming in seven counties were put in the spotlight. Learn more in Showcase.

Media coverage: Summit Metro Parks’ Freedom Trail, Barberton’s Magic Mile win top trail awards by Bob Downing, Beacon Journal, Jun 3, 2016.

Do you have a project or program to submit for the 2018 Showcase?