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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Second Annual Parker’s Trail Challenge Begins September 6

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Second Annual Parker’s Trail Challenge Begins September 6

GREEN, Ohio – Explore the expansive trail system in the City of Green with the second annual Parker’s Trail Challenge from September 6 through October 29 to earn rewards and discover the beauty in our City.


Residents and nonresidents who choose to participate can earn rewards by completing the 8 predetermined challenge trails. Selected trails are well maintained, easily accessible, and range from .5 miles to 3.1 miles in length.


This year’s challenge trails can be found at Southgate Park, Boettler Park, Ariss Park, The Chapel in Green, Nimisila Reservoir, Knapp Recreation Area, Central Park, and Veterans Park.


Participants who complete the challenge are eligible to receive a hiking backpack and a challenge completion patch to be displayed on your backpack. Participants who complete the challenge yearly will receive a new patch each year. Backpacks are free but limited to one per family. Additional backpacks may be purchased for $25 each.


To claim a reward, please print and fill out the challenge brochure found at Competition forms must be turned in by end of day October 29.


Find more information, a list of trails, and maps at




The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit   



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