This award is given to a partnership which benefits agencies or services within the field of trail planning, design, or implementation.

2023 Trail Partnership Award

USDA Forest Service Eastern Region 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge

The 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge helps carry out the National Strategy for a Sustainable Trail System and the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act.

2023 Trail Partnership Award

North Carolina Great Trails State Coalition

The North Carolina Great Trails State Coalition is an advocacy organization dedicated to securing sustained state funding for all kinds of muscle powered trails, both natural surface and paved. The Coalition is a membership-based coalition, currently with 66 nonprofit, local government, and industry partners. The Coalition has a fiscal sponsor, a team of lobbyists, and a single coordinator, Palmer McIntyre.

2019 Trail Partnership Award

Tahoe East Shore Trail Alliance

Ultimately, the Tahoe East Shore Trail will circumnavigate the entire Lake Tahoe perimeter; connecting communities, parks, overlooks, beaches, and businesses.

2017 Trail Partnership Award

Waldo County Trails Coalition

Waldo County Trails Coalition support community wellness by creating more opportunities for outdoor recreation, environmental education, nature observation.