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Get your bike ready for cycling season and support the Peninsula Trails Coalition and local businesses at the same time! Our 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser is March 20-21 and April 10-11. For every bike tuned up on those dates, all seven North Olympic Peninsula bicycle shops, listed below, are donating 100% of the tune-up labor charges to … Continue reading Save the Date: 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser
On February 6, 2015, heavy rain caused a rushing Dungeness River to wash away six support pilings and a trestle from the iconic Railroad Bridge near the Audubon Center in Sequim, resulting in the closure of that section of the Olympic Discovery Trail until further notice. The westside walkway onto the bridge broke apart, making the area … Continue reading Dungeness River Railroad Bridge Closed
Thank you to the 21 new Peninsula Trails Coalition members, 38 renewing members, and six new lifetime members who took advantage of the final month of old rates during our October 2014 Membership Drive. We deeply appreciate everyone’s support. We are also ever grateful to the lapsed members who renewed. We’re glad you’re back! Every … Continue reading Fall Membership Drive Results
It was a perfect day for running on Port Townsend’s Larry Scott Memorial Trail, the official beginning point of the Olympic Discovery Trail. Thanks to our enthusiastic participants, fantastic volunteers, and generous sponsors: Jefferson Healthcare, Jefferson County Parks & Recreation, the Port Townsend Food Co-Op, Sport Townsend, and the Port of Port Townsend. Visit the ODT Facebook page for photos from … Continue reading 2014 PTC Turkey Trot 5K and Kids 1-Mile Run Results
If you’re familiar with the wooden trestle over Morse Creek, you know it’s a beautiful stretch over the water and beneath a dense canopy of trees. You probably also know that the 90-degree turn to get on and off the trestle could be a little tricky to navigate. That sharp turn, we’re happy to announce, … Continue reading PTC Volunteers Improve the Morse Creek Ramp
Are you looking for the latest maps for the Olympic Discovery Trail and Adventure Trail? PTC volunteers are working toward updating the ODT website to reflect the trail’s current state of completion. In the meantime, you can download all four of the most recent trail brochures. Simply click the links below to download and print the pages you … Continue reading Downloads: ODT Map Brochures
What Is the Peninsula Trails Coalition?
The Peninsula Trails Coalition is the all-volunteer nonprofit group that advocates for the completion and ongoing maintenance of the Olympic Discovery Trail, a world-class nonmotorized trail system connecting communities across Washington States’s North Olympic Peninsula and serving as a catalyst for recreation, tourism, and economic development. The PTC was founded in 1988 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Join us at these events hosted by or benefitting the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Olympic Discovery Trail:
2/5-3/26: Sequim Traveler’s Journal Series
3/11: PTC Board Meeting, 7 p.m. PUBLIC WELCOME! Meet the board members and find out what’s happening on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St. (cross street Lawrence)
3/20-21: 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser
3/27 & 28: FREE Family Bike Ride with the PTC, 10 a.m., Cape George Trailhead to Port Townsend (all downhill!). Part of Jefferson Healthcare’s Passport to Wellness Health Fair.
4/10-11: 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser
4/11: OAT Run 12K, Half Marathon
May: Annual Membership Meeting
June: Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, Half Marathon
9/18: GOAT Run 13.1 & 26.2
9/26-27: Dungeness RiverFest 100th Anniversary
October: Volunteer Appreciation Party
November: Turkey Trot 5K
1/1/16: New Year’s Day 5K/10K
PTC Board Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month