Rails to Trails

Washington State  Challenge – Rails to Trails book challenge runs from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022. Patches for books received past the end date will be sent as long as they are available. No refunds. Complete 15 AVA sanctioned events where the route takes you to a former rail bed (rails to trails) to enjoy walking on for a brief time or the entire walk. 

List of Washington State Rail to Trail sites: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rail_trails_in_Washington_(state)


  • As you complete AVA events, you may place the IVV certification stamp in your book. You may stamp an event once per year. You may stamp twice if the event covers 2 different rail to trail opportunities. Events walked in OR, ID & AK are allowed. You must complete and carry a start card.
  • Cost of the book is $10. The award is a 100% embroidered, 5” patch.


When completed, mail to: Lynn Blazek
1913 Green Parks Dr    
Ellensburg, WA 98926    

Questions email to: lynn_gen@hotmail.com