Who We Are

We’re a diverse coalition of over 30 organizations and agencies working together to sustain and improve Central Oregon’s precious trails through grants, collaboration and passion.

An invigorating way to experience Central Oregon is to get out on any trail. Join Danielle MacBain, the executive director of the Deschutes Trails Coalition, to find out how you can do your part to help keep the trail system healthy and sustainable.

About the Deschutes Trail Coalition

A regional coalition working to create an exceptional, sustainably-managed trail system for Central Oregon’s future.

Diverse Coalition

Diverse Coalition

30+ organizations and agencies comprising public lands, outdoor recreation, conservation, tourism, businesses, and trail user groups

Growing Challenges

Growing Challenges

As trail users exponentially increase, immense funding gaps persist to improve trails and mediate backlogged maintenance needs

40,000 hours

40,000 hours

To augment the incredible contributions of volunteers’ average 40K hours annually, there’s a critical need for skilled labor and long-term planning

Sustainable Trails

Sustainable Trails

Collectively, we seek sustainable trail use solutions–socially, economically, physically and environmentally.

Community Leadership

Community Leadership

We support Central Oregon’s organizations and land management agencies to address these escalating challenges to our trail system

Stewardship

Stewardship

We create a culture of community-wide trail ownership and stewardship, where all are invested, and everyone, and everything, benefits

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Partner Groups

1500

Miles of Trail Adopted

42000

Volunteer Hours

180000

Dollars Granted

Our Vision

A deliberately-designed and sustainably-maintained regional trail system that is stewarded by land managers and the community, and upholds the four Pillars of Sustainability:

  • Environmental
  • Social
  • Economic
  • Physical