KCTS Mission and Values


Partner with local communities and other stakeholders to provide a network of recreational trails for non-motorized users in the Lower Columbia region.



       Decision making based on our Mission, Guiding Principles, and Priorities


       High quality professionally managed trail network


       To all stakeholders including users, members, landowners, insurance providers, volunteers and funders


       Realizing that our users depend on us to keep the network remarkable for years to come, and that landowners expect respect for the environment

       Focusing on non motorized activities to, from, and during use of our trails

       Trail development that minimizes future maintenance

       Pursuing opportunities to ensure permanent funding

       Ensure the sustainability of the organization


       Consider and review all KCTS stakeholder interests in the Lower Columbia region


       Engaged users, members, management, volunteers and board members to ensure the support needed to maintain a vibrant and successful organization


       Efficient use of resources to service large segments of the population

       Partnering with organizations and individuals to achieve common goals and create value for our community

Revised and adopted by the KCTS Board at the Jan 2017 monthly meeting.