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The Pacific Northwest Trail triangular sign logo features a black Native-American-style rendering of an eagle against a yellow background.

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA) provided the following highlights for the Pacific Northwest NST during the 2021 calendar year: Strengthening Organizations and Partnerships PNTA coordinated collaborative work with the Forest Service, Olympic National Park, Back Country Horsemen, and other local stakeholders to reopen a…

2020 Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Highlights

Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA) OUTREACH Kiosks — A new kiosk was installed near the trail’s midpoint, outside of Oroville, Washington and another has been planned for the Anacortes Community Forest Lands in the northern Puget Sound.  PROTECTION  Maintenance — Despite the setbacks presented by…

2019 Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Highlights

Pacific Northwest Trail Association (PNTA) OUTREACH Trail Towns — PNTA developed an Interpretive Kiosk Planning Guide to be used to inform and standardize the design and installation of informational kiosks in Gateway Communities along the length of the Pacific Northwest NST. The kiosk guide was…

USFS selects new Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Trail

by Partnership for the National Trails System, adapted from news release by Meckenzie Helmandollar, Trail Specialist, U.S. Forest Service The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has selected Becky Blanchard to be the lead Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNT) Trail Administrator in 2019, and she is…

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail – 10th Anniversary

by Jeff Kish, Executive Director, Pacific Northwest Trail Association The phrase “Tomorrow, the Pacific Ocean!” is credited as the catalyst that led to the creation of the Pacific Northwest Trail (PNT), which was written by renowned northwest guidebook author Harvey Manning and published in the 1970…