Cleveland Metroparks is the winner of the 2021 National Gold Medal “Best in Nation” Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management. The award, which was announced at the 2021 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, is the highest national honor in the parks and recreation field.
Parks and green spaces are essential to an appealing community. With 18 reservations, more than 300 miles of trails, eight golf courses, eight lakefront parks and a nationally-acclaimed zoo, Clevelanders know the that our Metroparks are a treasure worthy of national acclaim. Congratulations!