Recognizing the worth of natural, heritage and recreational resources...

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Greenways Awards
Greenways Awards

Nominate a person, group or business. Sponsorship of the awards is encouraged.

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Volunteer of the Year Leah Carter
Volunteer of the Year Leah Carter

The public is invited to nominate individuals, groups, companies, or organizations for the annual Greenways Awards

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Flying disks at Two Mile Run County Park
Flying disks at Two Mile Run County Park

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Greenways Awards
Greenways Awards

Nominate a person, group or business. Sponsorship of the awards is encouraged.

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Our trails and waterways, parks and open space provide adventure and inspiration.

What will you find?

Where will yours be?

The Council on Greenways & Trails (CGT) works with those in the region that are realizing the value of our natural and outdoor recreational resources and partnering to protect and/or develop those resources for the benefit of our citizens, visitors and increased economic impact.

2022 Greenways Awards

James E. Holden Greenways Volunteer of the Year

Jessica Hilburn of Hydetown in Crawford County

Thomas J. Allen Greenways Partner of the Year

Cochranton Borough in Crawford County

Richard M. Garrard Greenways Neighbor of the Year

Lander’s General Store in Lucinda and its owner, Randy Lander

See former recipients

Make a nomination for 2023


For more information, contact Marilyn Black, Awards Chair

CGT, P. O. Box 32, Oil City, PA 16301.

 (814) 671-2058.

Thank you Sponsors!

Volunteer Award

Co-Sponsored by the Holden Family

and Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce

Partner Award

Franklin Industrial and Commercial

Development Authority

Neighbor Award

Anonymous Friends

Overall Ceremony

Titusville Community Development Agencies

Refreshments – Eat’N Park Hospitality Group 

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Meeting dates & speakers

Where will you go this year?
What inspires you?

Become a CGT member and support the work!

Are you a business with goods or services outdoor recreation visitors need?
Are you in a Trail Town?

Recreation & Economic Development

2013 EPT Trail User Survey & Economic Impact Analysis


Full Report

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CGT members
are making sure the region has what visitors and residents need!  Look at what we are doing!


 * Protection of Natural Resources

 * Support of Economic Prosperity

 * Stewardship of Pennsylvania's 

    Rural and Farmland Legacy

 * Conservation of Scenic, Historic

    and Cultural Resources

 * Public Recreation, Health, and


 * Creation of Educational


 * Promotion of Sustainable

   Development &

   Sound Land Use


Through the partnerships and the projects already completed, the members of the Council on Greenways & Trails are working together as never before.  Connections are being made through the realization that partnerships can impact entire regions and seemingly intangible quality of life issues can have real economic impact

Get Involved

Join a trail group or a local land trust.  What skills and talents can you add to the projects?


Are you a business that provides goods and services to trail users?


Nominate someone or a group for the Greenways Awards.