"One of the largest conservation efforts in the history of the United States"

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) is much more than just a line on a map: it is a living museum of the American West, a place to reconnect with nature, and a unifying force bringing people of all walks of life together.

About the CDTC

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is the 501 (c) (3) national non-profit working in partnership with the US Forest Service, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management to protect, promote, and preserve the Continental Divide Trail. CDTC is a membership organization founded by a group of citizens passionate about the CDNST and working to building a strong community of supporters and Trail Enthusiasts who want to see the Trail completed and protected, not just for today’s users, but for future generations to come.

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition’s mission is to “complete, promote and protect the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The CDTC will do this by building a strong and diverse trail community, providing up-to- date information to the public, and encouraging conservation and stewardship of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, its corridor, and surrounding landscapes.

Upcoming Events:

Trail Days Festival
April 28-30, 2017

Join us for the annual kickoff of the CDT hiking season! Trail Days is a weekend of fun and educational presentations on the CDT, food, live music, and the chance to win gear from some of your favorite companies. Explore beautiful Silver City, NM, and connect with other intrepid explorers from around the world.

Full Schedule of Events