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Who We Are

Our Mission and Vision

The Pacific Northwest Trail Association was founded in 1977, as a 501 (c) 3, to raise money and awareness for the construction, protection and maintenance of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

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Meet the dedicated crew actively working to protect and share the wonders of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

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Board of Directors

Meet the dedicated individuals who donate their time and skills to ensuring the success of the Pacific Northwest Trail Association.

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Spanning 1200 miles, three states and six mountain ranges, the management of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail requires team work amongst private, state, and federal organizations.

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The idea of the Pacific Northwest Trail has been around since the 1970s. Ron Strickland dreamed up the idea and took the pioneering journey, piecing together trails and roads to get from the Continental Divide to the Pacific. In the decades since, hundreds of people have followed, and the route has been refined as trails used along the way have been opened or closed, bridges have washed out or been added, and security on the U.S.-Canada border has changed.

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Contact or Visit Us

1851 Charles Jones Memorial Circle
Unit #4 North Cascades Gateway Center
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Phone: (360) 854-9415 | Fax: (360) 854-7665


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