Become a Member or Make a Donation

The PCA is truly a community effort, as all activities, projects and maintenance are fully supported by community volunteers, donations and memberships.

Memberships at any category level help support such efforts. See membership options below, support one of our current special fundraising campaigns, or donate and item from our ongoing wish list to help us maintain and grow the PCA.

Donations can be made securely online through PayPal by clicking on the buttons below. Or print a membership form below and mail to:


                                                               PO Box 302

                                                               Platteville, WI 53818

*Multi-year contributors of $250+ are known as "Trail Blazers" and recognized on trail information media


Membership Levels

Current Fundraising

Our annual Endowment campaign is underway! Your donation supports us in our mission in connecting the Platteville community to the Rountree Branch corridor, through recreation, conservation and environmental education. Our long-term goal is to grow our endowment to sustain trail repairs and salaries of our part time coordinators. We appreciate donations of any amount and offer many opportunities to honor or recognize your donation. Read more here.

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2023 PCA Wall Calendars now on sale! All proceeds from calendar sales go toward trail development and upkeep. Calendars are $8 each and can be found at various places in Platteville.

Sassy's Vacation, a children's book written by PCA volunteer, Sue Leamy Kies and illustrated by Ric Genthe is about a snapping turtle's adventure in the PCA. All proceeds from sales go toward trail development and maintenance. Get your copy today! More information here.

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PCA Wish List


Please get in touch at if you'd like to donate an item from our wish list. Secondhand items are welcome!

  • One 10-foot log chain

  • Two 25-foot log chains

  • Gas cards from New Horizons

  • $500 for materials for community science workshops

  • $1,000-$4,000 for native seeds for restorations and ground cover post-honeysuckle removal

  • Water tank compatible with HPX615E John Deere Gator (for watering trees/gardens)

  • Trees - $7,000

  • $10,000-$25,000 to cover any stream bank reinforcement in areas threatening trail but not covered by city grants

  • Estate gifts

  • Endowment gifts

  • Contributions to cover PCA’s portion of cost to seal coat the trail

  • Pick-up truck

  • An endowed/long-term contribution to cover one or both coordinators’ salaries

  • A one-time contribution to cover one or both coordinators’ salaries



  • Ron Weier for two battery-operated drills

  • Kerry Long for a small refrigerator to cool bottles of water for volunteers

  • BARD Materials for the donation of gravel and labor to create a gravel road to the PCA garage