Our Mission and Vision

Sunset on the Olympic Mountains

Our Mission Statement:

The mission of the Pacific Northwest Trail Association is to protect and promote the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNNST), and to enhance recreation and educational opportunities for the enjoyment of present and future generations.


Our Vision:

Pacific Northwest Trail Association has a vision for the future of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail and a vision for the future of our organization:

In our Vision:
  • The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail corridor is permanently protected, well maintained, and effectively managed. Users enjoy the trail for its nationally recognized natural, scenic, and cultural resources; and
  • The Pacific Northwest Trail Association serves stakeholders through volunteerism, education, and access that encourages advocacy and builds community for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail.

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