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Photo of Jack Mountain by Tyler Yates. Provided courtesy PNTA. All rights reserved.

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail

  Established: March 30, 2009 Managing Nonprofit: Pacific Northwest Trail Association Managing Agency: USDA Forest Service   The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNST) is a 1,200-mile continuous pathway from the soaring peaks along the Continental Divide to the rocky shores of the Pacific Ocean.…

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

  Established: October 2, 1968 Managing Nonprofit: Pacific Crest Trail Association Managing Agency: USDA Forest Service   The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCNST) was one of the first two  trails, along with the Appalachian NST, to receive a National Trail designation as part of…

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

  Established: November 10, 1978 Managing Nonprofit: Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Lewis and Clark Trust Managing Agency: National Park Service   The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail follows the historic routes traveled by the Lewis and Clark Expedition between 1803 and 1806…

Oregon National Historic Trail

  Established: November 10, 1978 Managing Nonprofit: Oregon-California Trails Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase pushed the US border west of the Mississippi River for the first time, nearly doubling the size of the country. But the wilderness…

Hike the Hill 2018 kicks off 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act

A week in D.C. More than 125 people representing nearly 40 trail organizations from throughout the country traveled to Washington, D.C. this February to “Hike the Hill.” Hike the Hill® is a joint effort between the Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS) and the…

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail Interactive Map

Interactive map of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Back Country Horsemen of America

The actual formation of BCH took place in Montana’s Flathead Valley in January of 1973. Since then, our progress is a matter of record, a record of which we are very proud.

Pacific Northwest Trail Association

  From the soaring peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the wilderness beaches of the Olympic Peninsula, this scenic 1,200 mile trail links together the dynamic and diverse landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.