ABOUT THE WORLD TRAILS NETWORK
The World Trails Network is an internationally representative body of the world’s leading trails and trail destinations. We are a globally active network of diverse, high quality, environmentally sustainable trails that work in our own regions to further the interests of the trails industry for the benefit of all.
We are a non-profit association registered in Switzerland and the United States of America. As a volunteer driven organization we work across sectors to promote, protect and preserve trails around the world.
Projects and Campaigns
Our projects support trails through the World Trails Fund to strengthen their management and maintenance objectives, while our campaigns work to communicate the value of trails across sectors from tourism and conservation to health and recreation.
Education and Networking
Education through networking and engagement is our primary focus and our actions include hosting the biennial World Trails Conference, publishing the Trails Around the World online journal and facilitating Educational Trail Expeditions.
Become a Member
Join us and contribute to one of the world’s most exciting and rewarding outdoor industries that shapes and preserves the trail infrastructure which underpins outdoor recreation, our access to nature, our enjoyment of diverse and remote cultures and our global wellbeing on 5 continents.
If you are a trail enthusiast, a trail professional or a trail organization, do not hesitate to join us and become actively involved in one of our Task Teams, share knowledge, expertise and passion with an inspiring community dedicated to trails.
FOCUS AREAS + INTERNATIONAL TASK TEAMS
NETWORKING + EDUCATION