October 3-5, in Roseburg, OR
This year's Summit and related events will take place on occupied land traditionally stewarded by tribal nations including the Cow Creek Band of the Lower Umpqua.










Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

Read the Recap of the October 4-5, 2018 Summit in Bend, Oregon

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn and collaborate with the Oregon trails community:

  • Networking and opportunities to build relationships with trail advocates, land managers, trails professionals, dedicated volunteers, and fellow trails enthusiasts;

  • Keynote address by Dr. Nina Roberts, San Francisco State University, Dept. of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism; Director, SF State’s Institute for Civic & Community Engagement

  • Breakout Sessions with learning credits provided through our partner, American Trails

  • Mobile workshops, clinics, and tours

  • Strategic planning for your statewide trails coalition;

  • Silent Auction with outdoor gear, tools, guidebooks, and more!

  • and FUN!

Photo courtesy of Dr. Nina Roberts

Registration for 2019 Summit Has Closed!

Early Bird: $105

Standard: $125

Full and partial scholarships available.

Apply for a scholarship


Schedule Overview: 

Thursday, October 3rd

9:00 am: Optional off-site mobile workshops and tours (registration links in program)

12:45 pm: Check-In, Coffee, Snacks, Networking, Silent Auction Opens

1:45 pm: Welcome: Lisa Sumption, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden

2:05 pm: Opening Keynote: Dr. Nina Roberts, San Francisco State University, Dept. of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism; Director, SF State’s Institute for Civic & Community Engagement 

3-5 pm: Oregon Trails Community Updates

5:30 pm: Networking Reception at Backside Brewing Co. 

Friday, October 4th

7:45-8:15: Breakfast Buffet, Coffee, Check-In

8:20-8:55: Morning Plenary: USFS Sustainable Trails Strategy

9:00-10:30: Oregon Trails Coalition all-partners meeting (all invited)

10:45-12:00: Morning Conference Sessions (concurrent sessions) 

12:20: Networking Lunch

1:05: Doug Newman Award Presentation

1:20-4:40: Afternoon Conference Sessions (concurrent sessions)

4:45: Summit Closing

Saturday, October 5th

9 am-2 pm: Trail Stewardship Work Party with Trailkeepers of Oregon (Registration Required)

Stewardship event supported by a grant from Extreme Terrain.

2019 Summit Venue

All Thursday afternoon and Friday sessions will take place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds

2019 Summit Lodging Partner


Holiday Inn Express- Roseburg


The Holiday Inn Express is located on the banks of the South Umpqua River and greenway trail, just a 1-mile stroll or bike ride from the Douglas County Fairgrounds, and a half mile from Roseburg's historic downtown.

Call 1-800-898-7666 and ask for the Oregon Trails Summit group rate of $94 + tax (single king or double queen beds). (Call soon; subject to availability.)

Our 2019 Sponsors and Supporters: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation, Travel Oregon, Oregon Department of Transportation, City of Roseburg, REI, Oregon Department of Forestry, Metro, Oregon State Parks Foundation, Keen, Alta Planning + Design, Trailkeepers of Oregon, Travel Southern Oregon, Eugene Parks and Open Space Division, City of Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation, Oregon Equestrian Trails, Northwest Youth Corps, American Trails, Siskiyou Mountain Club, OuterSpatial, MSR, Sierra Designs, Parks for All championed by Hydro Flask, National Geographic, Backside Brewing Co.




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