Mobilizes hikers and everyone who loves the outdoors to explore, steward and champion trails and public lands.
That exploring nature is good for people’s hearts, minds and bodies, and that hiking is a powerful way for everyone to connect with Washington’s natural wonders.
That people will protect the places they love to hike, from local parks to remote wilderness.
It is vitally important for everyone to have the opportunity to access the outdoors, and we are committed to reducing barriers to hiking trails and lands.
WTA began in 1966 as Signpost magazine and has grown into a diverse community of hikers speaking out for trails and wildlands.