Spearheading the Olympic Discovery Trail vision since 1988.
Freddy Pink, the Pacific Northwest’s premiere R&B band, has generously stepped up to help organize a big show to benefit the Peninsula Trails Coalition and its work on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail in Port Townsend. Join us on October 17, beginning at 5 pm, at the McCurdy Pavilion in Fort Worden. Bid on cool stuff in … Continue reading Freddy Pink Benefit Concert: R&B for the ODT
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
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
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”
Thanks to all runners, walkers, and volunteers who came out to the Larry Scott Memorial Trail in Port Townsend (the eastern gateway to the Olympic Discovery Trail) for this year’s running of the Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. LDoT is organized by Jeff Selby, Jefferson County vice president for the Peninsula Trails Coalition. All proceeds … Continue reading Results: 2015 Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, Half Marathon
For more than 25 years, we’ve successfully focused on getting the Olympic Discovery Trail ever closer to completion. Many of you have been directly and deeply involved in trail building, trestle repurposing, trail adoption, and bazillions of other things that have brought us so far toward that goal. Over the years, we have also been building … Continue reading President’s Message: Building for Our Exciting Future
FREDDY PINK BENEFIT CONCERT
Join us at these events either hosted by or benefitting the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Olympic Discovery Trail.
10/14: PTC Board Meeting/Community Meet-and-Greet in Forks. 6-7pm, at the DNR/USFS Tillicum Conference Room, located on Tillicum Lane. A short presentation of the new county plan to connect the ODT from the Cooper Ranch Road trailhead to downtown Forks will be followed by a public Q&A.
10/17: Freddy Pink PTC Benefit Concert! 5 pm, McCurdy Pavilion, Fort Worden, Port Townsend. Click here to view the silent auction items.
11/9: Volunteer Appreciation Party! 4:30-6:30 pm, Red Cedar Room in the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim (Google Map for directions)
11/11: PTC Board Meeting, 7 pm, Port Townsend (location TBD). Public encouraged to attend.
11/21: Turkey Trot 5K, Larry Scott Trail, Port Townsend
12/9: PTC Board Meeting, 7 pm, Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles. Public encouraged to attend.
1/1/16: New Year’s Day 5K/10K, Larry Scott Trail, Port Townsend
PTC Board Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month. Click here to read minutes from past meetings.
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.