Mission, Vision and Values


Trail enthusiasts enjoy outdoor leisure activities all year long across

  • the urban greenbelt of the San Francisco Bay
  • the protected open space and parkland of the East Bay
  • the rural valley landscapes of the San Joaquin River Delta
  • the Mother Lode country
  • the forested slopes of the Mokelumne River canyon and High Sierra


  • Establish a multi-use trail across the state
  • Link communities to the outdoor environment to meet the growing recreational needs of California’s diverse population
  • Foster awareness and appreciation for each region’s unique natural, historical and cultural features


  • Health and fitness activities are encouraged for a safe, enjoyable place to bicycle, hike, walk, jog or horseback ride or pursue other activities
  • Community identifies the MCCT contributes to the quality of life for neighbors, families and individuals coming together in six counties across the trail
  • Alternative transportation along bikeways, walkways and bridle paths along the trail results in cleaner air and a healthier environment
  • Natural resource protection for open space, riparian areas, old old-growth forest and wildlife habitat now and for future generations
  • Educational and trail building opportunities along the trail foster public appreciation, water protection and stewardship of the region’s rich natural environment and cultural heritage
  • Enhanced economic value in nearby communities through tourism,  attracting new businesses and increases values of property adjacent to the trail

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s