Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Kid’s 1-Miler, hosted by Peninsula Trails Coalition and Jumping Mouse Children’s Center on Saturday, November 21! We’ll see you again on January 1 for the New Year’s Discovery 5K/10K at the Discovery Bay Golf Club. Register online now and save $5. 2015 Turkey Trot 5K Results Adam Carter … Continue reading RESULTS: 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Kid’s 1-Miler
On November 16, 2015, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) took a crucial step toward completing a vital missing link in the Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT). On Monday afternoon, the BOCC voted unanimously to authorize a feasibility study to establish the route for the ODT/Eaglemount Trail, bypassing State Road 20 (SR20) from Four Corners … Continue reading ODT Closer to Completion: Jefferson County Commissioners Approve Study
From the desk of Peninsula Trails Coalition President Jeff Bohman: As the Olympic Discovery Trail becomes an increasingly important element of our tourism, recreation, transportation, and personal-health economy, the involvement and leadership from the jurisdictions through which it passes also becomes increasingly important. With that in mind, each election season, the Peninsula Trails Coalition surveys … Continue reading 2015 Election: The PTC Polls Local Candidates
It takes a lot to operate a successful all-volunteer organization like the Peninsula Trails Coalition. For us, the bottom line is seeing more sections of the Olympic Discovery Trail being built. I’m excited to report that several important pieces are being built or are soon to be built. From east to west: Discovery Bay: The … Continue reading President’s Message: Bit by Bit, Mile by Mile, Member by Member
There are 8 million stories along the Olympic Discovery Trail. This is one of them. As told by PTC volunteer Ron Goldhammer: I’ve watched Randy Washburne vigorously pursue all sorts of volunteer objectives, some relatively benign and uncomplicated compared to his recent endeavor. Randy has undertaken the opening of the MP3 culvert on the Port … Continue reading The Case of the MP3 Culvert
Have you ever wondered, while running, biking, or walking your dog along the Olympic Discovery Trail, how it all came to be? Our friends at the Kitsap Sun dug into the trail’s history, spoke to folks who enjoy the trail for recreation or commuting, PTC president Jeff Bohman and local leaders who work together to add more miles, some of the … Continue reading ODT in the News: “An Expanding Wonder”
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What Is the Peninsula Trails Coalition?
The Peninsula Trails Coalition, founded in 1988, is the all-volunteer nonprofit that advocates for the completion and maintenance of the Olympic Discovery Trail, a nonmotorized multiuse trail system connecting communities across Washington’s North Olympic Peninsula. The ODT is a catalyst for recreation, tourism, and economic development.
Join us at these events hosted by or benefitting the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Olympic Discovery Trail.
12/9: PTC Board Meeting, 7 pm, Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles.
1/1/16: New Year’s Discovery 5K/10K, Discovery Bay Golf Club, Port Townsend. Register online and save $5.
PTC Board Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month. Click here to read minutes from past meetings.