Our Mission:

sustainable trails

The MVTC builds and strengthens relationships among trail managers, advocates and user groups to support and enhance sustainable trail experiences in the Methow Valley.

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Our Mission

Valley-wide, the Methow Valley Trails Collaborative will:

Develop easily accessible trail information for all users.

Coordinate project development, environmental review, permitting, and fund-raising.

Leverage shared resources to support collaborative trail projects. (examples: volunteers, equipment, expertise)

Create a culture of high-quality trail stewardship.

Focus on projects aimed at benefitting the Methow Valley  trail users

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Our Impact

To date, the Methow Trails Collaborative has accomplished the following:

  • Performed 10,000+ of annual trail community service work
  • Maintained 1,000+ of summer trails and 305 miles of winter trails
  • Coordinated the 2017 Burch Mountain "Save A Trail Project"
  • Secured $405,000 of funding for the North Cascades Trailhead Project
  • Successfully advocated for emergency Andrews Creek chainsaw work 
  • Raised $6.700 for the 2018 Lewis Butte and Riser Lake "Save a Trail Project"


trail related funds raised

From the North Cascades Trailhead project to the Burch Mountain Trails project, the Methow Valley Trails Collaborative successfully raises funds to support our mission.



Trail service hours

The Methow Valley Trails Collaborative  leverages volunteer and staff to maintain and sustain our local trails.



miles of trails maintained

With representatives from all of our partners and beyond, the Methow Valley Trails Collaborative  leverages resources to maintain trails.


Our Partners

Members and interested parties comprise the Methow Valley Trails Collaborative.  Together they collaborate to guide the organization, coordinate fund development, facilitate trail work parties and advocate for valley-wide trail projects, initiatives and funding.

Current members:

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - Methow Chapter
Loup Loup Ski Education Foundation
Methow Conservancy
Methow Trails
Methow Valley Backcountry Horseman
Methow  Valley Grooming Association
Methow Valley Snowmobile Association
Rendezvous Huts
Winthrop Chamber of Commerce
Washington Trails Association

Agency partners:

Pearrygin Lake State Park
USFS Methow Valley Ranger District
WDFW Methow Wildlife Area


January 2018
"Trails are an important part of community, both good for our individual health and great for our local economy. The Methow Valley Trails Collobartive ensures that everyone enjoys access to our trails today and into the future."
Julie Muyllaert, Winthrop Chamber of Commerce

Get Involved

There are many opportunities to get involved with the Methow Valley Trails Collaborative. Attend a meeting, sign up for a program, volunteer for a trail project or make a donation. Don't delay...do it today!


Sign Up For a Program

Make a difference by serving on a committee, helping to maintain the website or collalborating to develop a communications plan.

Volunteer opportunities

Choose from opportunities that you can do from the comfort of your own home or work with others out on the trails.

Make a Donation

Your donation makes a difference. Every dollar donated goes directly toward maintaining and sustaining Methow Valley trails!

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