California Trails & Greenways

California trails and greenways 2023



Join us March 28th – 31st, in Palm Springs, for California Trails and Greenways 2023!

About California Trails & Greenways

California Trails & Greenways provides high-quality education and networking opportunities for urban, rural, and backcountry trail professionals. Join leading trail experts for training and discussions on the latest advances in trail design, construction, maintenance, interpretation, volunteerism, and management. Explore new, collaborative opportunities and engage in productive, meaningful, and inspiring dialog.


Call for Workshops!

Calling all managers, innovators and leaders in the trails community! We need your participation and knowledge for Educational Workshops. Workshops are generally day-long or half-day events that provide hands-on or field learning experiences. Proposals may include any of the full range of topics and skills required to plan, construct, manage and interpret trails. Workshop proposals are due October 24, 2022.

Call for Session Proposals!

We are seeking your expertise and input! This is your opportunity to share with your trails colleagues your success stories and lessons learned! Sessions are typically 45 minutes in length and cover a broad range of topics. Session proposals are due November 18, 2022. Please see the Session Proposal Form for how to submit as well as more details about session topics. 

Sponsor, Exhibit, Donate!

Show your support for California Trails & Greenways 2023 by joining us as a Sponsor, Exhibitor or Donor for our silent auction!

Our event sponsors provide the critical support needed to offer this event every year. Review the 2023 Sponsorship Guide for details about sponsoring, exhibiting and donating auction items to the conference.

Bronze Sponsors

More about CT&G

California Trails & Greenways provides opportunities to:

  • Network with and talk directly to California's leading trail experts;
  • Collaborate with and find new partners to build support for trail endeavors;
  • Learn a full range of trail management, design, and construction topics in high-quality, innovative sessions;
  • Experience hands-on learning through day-long field workshops;
  • Explore exhibits featuring innovative trail-related products and services;
  • Strengthen your ability to effectively design, build, manage and promote California's trails;
  • Be inspired through keynote and plenary speakers and innovative trail projects throughout the state.

All activities are designed to increase the knowledge of trail, recreation and wild land management to improve non-motorized, recreational and heritage trail systems and programs throughout California.

California Trails Conference Foundation

The California Trails Conference Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit organization that assists with the planning and operation of California Trails & Greenways, and serves as the event’s fiscal agent. All funds raised by the California Trails Conference Foundation are applied directly to event costs.