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- Workshops and Seminars on trail maintenance and construction, leadership training, wilderness first aid, chainsaw operation, environmental monitoring and GPS.
- Volunteer Opportunities to "learn by doing" in areas as varied as trail maintainance, construction, publications, environmental monitoring, and cartography.
- Access to the Hoeferlin Library at the Trail Conference office, which includes more than 1,000 books on hiking round the world, along with maps, guides and a historical archive.
What Our Members Are Saying
After years of hiking trails in the northeast l discovered that my enjoyment of these great outdoor experiences was the result of work by volunteers. I feel fortunate to give back by volunteering with the Trail Conference and making it possible for others to enjoy the thrills, and peacefulness derived through hiking.
Got stress? Take a hike!
When I was seven, I saw hiking boots for the first time. My reaction was "I want a pair." 19 years later, I had my first pair. At a friend's suggestion, I joined the Trail Conference in 1979 and five years later I decided it was time to give back. Since then, my involvement has grown and who is to say who benefited more - trails or me with new skills, friends, and lots of memories.
I love that it doesn’t cost a dime to go running around on trails in the woods like a maniac.
Membership is my way of kicking in to support the people who maintain the blazes and publish the region’s best maps.
Thanks for helping me find my way home.