This award recognizes outstanding public art projects, interpretive signs, or other creative structures associated with trail-related improvements.

2015 Trails and the Arts Award

City of Redmond

The City of Redmond, Washington is actively shaping investment and policy to ensure that its community is inspired and connected by arts and culture.

2013 Trails and the Arts Award

High Trestle Trail Steering Committee and Partners

The High Trestle Trail Steering Committee, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF), RDG Dahlquist Art Studios and Shuck-Britson/Snyder and Assc. raised nearly $15 million to complete a 25 mile-long rail to trail project.

2010 Trails and the Arts Award

Slavic Village Development and Cleveland Public Art and Parkworks

The Slavic Village neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio boasts the first urban rail-trail conversion in the City, the Morgana Run Trail.

2008 Trails and the Arts Award

Pinellas County Environmental Lands Division

The Division’s immersive and experiential approach to environmental education will hopefully inspire the residents of Pinellas County to adopt an ethic of individual stewardship, becoming active conservation stewards for Real Florida.

2006 Trails and the Arts Award

Back to the River, Inc., Iowa

The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail tells stories of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through monumental public art and outdoor exhibits in 15 parks and public spaces along 40 miles of the Missouri River.

2004 Trails and the Arts Award

Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail

The State of Connecticut has been widely recognized as the birthplace of American Impressionist art, where many prominent artists gathered at the turn of the 20th Century to paint the landscape.