The joys of nature belong to everyone.
All people—regardless of age, ability, or location—should be able to experience the rewards of connecting with nature.
Environmental conservation is a shared duty.
We must preserve the integrity of our natural world—not only to sustain our trail systems, but to ensure future generations can enjoy the outdoor experiences a healthy planet has to offer.
Volunteers are our superheroes.
Creating and protecting trails is a labor of love. We celebrate our volunteers—their passion, dedication, and leadership make the trails we all love possible.
Respect is essential to success.
In our partnerships, we exercise the same courtesy we advocate for on the trail, and we strive to be a trusted source of information and expertise for the trail community.
The right path is always a responsible one.
We take land stewardship seriously and approach every decision—whether we’re out in the field or in our headquarters—with balanced judgment and firm conscience.
Sustainability is fundamental to a healthy organization.
We will generate and raise an appropriate level of awareness and income to support the needs of the organization.