"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.

Who We Are

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The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit 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.

CDNST Interactive Map

The CDT Interactive Map is a great resource and tool to help plan your next great CDT adventure. Simply zoom into the area of interest (type in the location name) and “virtually” explore the CDT.

About the CDT

 

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST) is one of the most significant trail systems in the world. Established by Congress in 1978, it spans 3,100 miles between Mexico and Canada, traverses five states and connects countless communities along its spine. Over the past 30 years it has gradually assumed a marked physical shape; and preserves and celebrates an opportunity for adventure and history with one of the most significant features on our planet. 

Upcoming Events

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all-day CDT Ruck @ American Mountaineering Center
CDT Ruck @ American Mountaineering Center
Mar 14 all-day
Are you planning to hit one of the long-distance trails in 2015 or know someone who is? Are you new or getting reacquainted with backpacking and need some advice? Is your pack too dang heavy[...]

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Take a Photo Tour

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Looking across the New Mexico Landscape

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In the fog in Montana

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Brooks Lake – Wyoming

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CDT Near the Great Basin Wyoming

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Goats along the CDT in Colorado

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Along the Trail Montana/Idaho Border

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At San Luis Pass, CO

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Windmill in New Mexico

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Walking on the Border of Idaho and Montana

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Big Horn Sheep in Montana

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