The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference (Trail Conference) recognizes that final decisions about permitted trail uses lie with the managers of the lands on which the trails lie. The role of the Trail Conference is to make well-considered recommendations regarding trail use designations and associated education and enforcement activities.
Replaces previous Mountain Bike Policy
Building and maintaining hiking trails is a core service that the Trail Conference provides. This Trail Management Policy specifies the fundamental principles and guidelines governing the management of the trails for which we are responsible. Further details about how this policy is implemented are contained in the practice and procedure documents referenced including the Trail Management Guide.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is known for its high quality hiking guide books and maps. The Trail Conference offers its books and maps to organizations and companies at a competitive discount, and strives to reinforce positive relationships with customers by providing quality customer service. To ensure the best experience for our customers, the guidelines below are followed.
Product Return Guidelines
Policy is implemented according to the procedures in the Trail Management Guide.
Approved by Board on April 26, 2015
Approved by Delegates on October 22, 2015
The Trail Conference is comprised of member organizations and individuals dedicated to providing recreational hiking opportunities in the region, and representing the interests and concerns of the hiking community.
The Trail Conference is a volunteer-directed not-for-profit service organization committed to: