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Enjoy the Beauty of San Juan Island

Our Mission:

Our mission is to turn our shared vision into reality. The Old Military Road Trail Committee seeks to create a modern, multi-use trail wherever possible from English to American Camp to serve as a backbone trail down San Juan Island.

To do this, we must gain broad public support for funding, voluntary trail easements on public and private lands and in-kind contributions of labor and materials.

As an official advisory committee of the Island Park and Recreation District, we will work with partner agencies, organizations and individuals who support this vision.

Accomplished to Date:
  • Informal concept of a modern Old Military Road Trail renewed-March, 2019

  • Organized as The Old Military Road Trail (OMRT) committee of Island Rec-June, 2019

  • Applied for Rivers, Trails, Conservation Assistance Program grant from National Park Service-June, 2019

  • Presentations to private and public organizations resulting in letters of support.

  • Participation with National Parks booth at the August San Juan County Fair.

  • Creation and Distribution of OMRT Brochure

  • Awarded tech assistance grant from National Park Service, Fall, 2019

What’s Up Now:
  • Informational public outreach and input and comment discussions with all

  • Preparing to work effectively with the RTCA Program in 2021

  • Obtaining public endorsements from individuals, organizations, and businesses using formal presentations and other media

  • Organizing the Old Military Road Trail Committee in preparation for trail planning with the public in 2021

  • Creating public information materials/website/etc. and organizing foundational data necessary for public planning

What’s Next:

Presentations and public trail Planning/fund raising 2021
Construction in 2021 and beyond.

We Need Your Support!