Washington State Equestrian Educational and Volunteer Trail Maintenance Organization

Welcome to the website for the Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW).  We are a 501 (c) (3) organization with 31 chapters across the state dedicated to: keeping trails open for all users; educating horse users in Leave-No-Trace practices; and providing volunteer service to resource agencies.

BCHW is affiliated with the Back Country Horsemen of America and therefore adopts the BCHA mission statement.


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Washington State Equestrian Educational and Volunteer Trail Maintenance Organization

Scroll Down this Page to View & Click on Upcoming State Events and Helpful, Important Information! For Chapter events please go to our Events Page and check out the calendar!

2023 Winery Ride and Costume Contest

2023 22nd Annual Wine Ride

2023 Regional Work Parties

Regional Work Parties

Work Party Reports

Work Party written Reports

2024 Rendezvous

Rendezvous 2024

Pasayten Wilderness Project

Pasayten Wilderness Project!

Pasayten Wilderness Project!

The Turnpike Email Newsletter

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Turnpike Email Newsletter

Latest Edition of the BCHW Trailhead News

Newest Trailhead Edition

Trails are Common Ground

Emergency Preparedness

BCHW Volunteer Positions Available at the State Level

BCHW Position Opportunities

BCHW Public Lands Chair 2020 Message



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