West Michigan Trails & Greenways Strategic Priorities

There are many people and organizations in West Michigan building successful trails. However those same organizations are often competing for limited resources and lack a coordinated regional approach toward trail planning, construction, operations, and maintenance. As a single organization with a regional mission, we can strategically engage other organizations to coordinate, execute, fund, and sustain their portions of the regional trail system.

  • We have a regional perspective that allows us to prioritize and direct resources to the right opportunities.
  • We have strong, credible relationships with impactful donors, communities, and public and nonprofit agencies.
  • We have successfully raised more than $10 million to help build hundreds of miles of non-motorized, multi-use trails, leveraging both public and private funding.

Our Mission:

Enhancing the quality of life by advancing our regional trails movement.

Our Vision:

A world-class trail experience connecting West Michigan.

 

 

News & Announcements

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WMTGC Welcomes Fund Coordinator Jennifer Antel

posted on 02/07/2019

After an intensive search, West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition is proud to welcome Jennif...

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West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition names 2018 Fred Meijer trail champions

posted on 09/28/2018

WMTGC has named the 2018 Fred Meijer trail champions for trail volunteers, trail professionals, and ...

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Fred Meijer Trail Champion

Upcoming Events

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GVSU Eberhard Center (map)

Learn about the state of the trail system and share your love for the West Michigan trail network! Registration information available soon.

Casco Township Office (map)
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