About Registering for this Website

Why Register?
What's the difference between Register and Join/Renew?

Registration applies only to this website; it is not a membership in the Trail Conference. You do not have to be a Trail Conference member in order to enjoy all the benefits offered by our website. But everyone, including Trail Conference members, must register in order to access those benefits. Membership in the Trail Conference confers additional benefits. The benefits of both are summarized below.

Register for this website and get . . .

Join or Renew Membership in the Trail Conference and get . . .


  • Convenience of online ordering of Trail Conference maps, books and other products--direct from the source! Your purchase from us helps support our trail work throughout the New York-New Jersey region.
  • Access to participate in our online public forums on hiking and trails topics and to write comments on web pages.
  • Access to make an online donation to support trails in our region.

Email address, user name, and a password


  • 25% discount when you buy from our store, either online, by mail, or in person at our office!
  • Discounts at our retail partners (learn more).
  • Free subscription to Trail Walker, featuring news about trails and trail people in our region. More.

Your full name, phone number, and mailing and email addresses, as well as payment of appropriate dues. Join now.

Membership dues are 100% tax deductible.