Honors & Awards

2017 KSPS The Bright Side, sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union

2015 Heritage Award & Merit Award for Spokane Mayor’s Urban Design Awards

2015 Best Biking Trail, awarded by readers of the Inlander Best of Readers Poll

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Trail of the Month, February, 2014

2014 Best Jogging Trail, awarded by readers of the Inlander Best of Readers Poll

2013 Washington State Parks and Recreation Certificate of Appreciation, in honor of volunteer efforts which have enhanced the quality of Washington’s citizens, in celebration of 100 years of State Parks.

2012 City of Spokane Proclamation of Spokane River Centennial Trail Week, September 9-16, in honor of the Spokane River Centennial Trail 20th Anniversary celebration, by David A. Condon, Mayor of Spokane

2011 Attraction Award Nominee & Finalist, by Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau Inland Northwest Tourism Awards

2010 Certificate of Appreciation for commitment to partnership with service-learning and community engagement, by Inland Northwest Service-Learning Partnership

2010 National Recreation Trail Designation, by U.S. Department of the Interior nrt

2010 Near Nature Near Perfect Award Nominee, by Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau Inland Northwest Tourism Awards

2008 Spokane Peace Prize Award Nominee, Local Environmental Category, The Children of the Sun Award

2003 Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Promotion of Physical Activity, by the Washington Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity

2003 Best Urban Walk, by Pacific Northwest Inlander Readers Poll

2003 Outstanding Volunteer Group Award, by Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

 

 

2001 Certificate of Acknowledgement certifying that the Friends of the Centennial Trail have entered into an agreement to further the Commission of the Centennial Trail by supporting and interpreting the park and its natural, recreational, historical and cultural resources, by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

2001 Outstanding Partnership Award for Service Learning Partnership, by Centennial Middle School Service Learning Program

2000 Community Millennium Trail Designation in recognition of efforts to bring the community together to “Honor the Past-Imagine the Future,” by developing a trail that connects people to their land, their history and their culture, by The White House Millennium Council

2000 Best Place to Walk Your Dog Winner, by Pacific Northwest Inlander “The Best of” Contest

2000 Trails for Tomorrow Winner, by American Hiking Society & DuPont Cordura

1998 1st Place Finish, Favorite Place to Bicycle, Favorite Place to Walk, Favorite Place to Run/Jog, Favorite Place to Inline Skate, by The Spokesman-Review Reader Review

1998 Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service, by CV S.C.O.P.E

1996 Excellence on the Waterfront Top Honor Award, by The Waterfront Center

1995 Best Mountain Bike Route, by Pacific Northwest Inlander “The Best of” Contest

1992 Certificate of Appreciation in honor and recognition of significant volunteer contributions, by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

1991 Community Service Award in recognition of outstanding professional achievement, by American Society of Landscape Architects Washington Chapter