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Join the world’s only global network for trails.

Becoming a member means you actively support collaboration and networking between the world’s diverse trails, whilst also contributing towards the development of trail knowledge by learning and sharing with others.

Choose between individual or organizational membership, or select both.

Individuals and Professionals

Individual membership for professionals is the ideal way to network with other trails professionals and experts in over 46 different countries around the world.

What’s Included with Individual Membership:

  • Discounts for World Trails Network events and training courses.
  • Opportunity to connect and network with trails and trail operators, trail businesses and nonprofit organizations from around the world.
  • The opportunity to tap into industry knowledge and research surveys.
  • Monthly e-Newsletter updates on international trail news (and you get to contribute too).
  • Hear about latest trail consulting opportunities and events.

This membership is for:

  • Trail Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Students
  • Anyone who wants to play an active role in making a difference for trails around the world

Annual membership dues for individuals or professionals is:
CHF20.00 per year, approximately: US$22.00 or €18.00

Organizations and Businesses

This membership is for network members who wish to benefit from increased exposure. Membership fee includes sign-up for 4 staff members as individuals.

What’s Included with Organizational Membership:

  • Connect and network with trails and trail operators, trail businesses and nonprofit organizations from around the world
  • Promote your trail to a global audience via Trails Atlas.
  • Reach new trail users, adventure tourists or donors through projects with the Trails & tourism Task team.
  • Tap into industry knowledge and research surveys.
  • Participate in innovative international marketing campaigns.
  • Newsletter with updates on international trail news (and you get to contribute too)
  • Apply to feature your trail in our annual online magazine or advertise with us.
  • Eligibility for your trail in the International Friendship Trails programme.
  • Monthly e-Newsletter updates on international trail news (and you get to contribute too).

This membership is for:

  • Trail organizations
  • Tourism destinations
  • Retail merchants
  • Outdoor brands
  • Academic Institutions
  • NGOs
  • Government agencies
  • Private companies

Annual membership dues for organizations or businesses is:
CHF100.00 per year, approximately: US$111.00 or €91.00

How your membership makes a difference

  • Income from membership helps us keep the network operating.
  • Surplus funds support our international Trails Task Teams and other projects.

Please note our Terms and Conditions.

Membership Benefits Table

Membership Discounts 1 year membership CHF20
2 year membership CHF36
3 year membership CHF52
1 year membership CHF100
2 year membership CHF190
3 year membership CHF285 World Trails Film Festival Possible attendance discounts based on host requirements. Option to host as organization in your region. 
Webinars & Trails Talk Yes – can present.  Yes – can present and host.
Feature in Newsletter Profiles Yes – trail people only. Jobs and opportunities. Yes – trail organization and people. Post announcements, jobs and opportunities.
Discounts for Conference Yes – 5% Yes – for signed-up staff 5%
Share Research or Surveys Yes – but no surveys. Yes – and including surveys.
Join Task Teams Yes Yes
Expeditions Yes Yes – potential to host expedition.
Profile In Hub Personal Profile Only. Personal, Company and Organization.
Digital Member Badge Yes Yes – and WTN logo for their website.
Online Member Web Access Yes Yes 
Listed in Members Directory Yes Yes
Green Flag Trails Yes – may apply as trail assessor or for training courses. Yes – may apply for trail accreditation, training courses and partnership opportunities.
Friendship Trails Programme No Yes
Trails Atlas Listing  No Yes
Feature in Press Releases No Yes
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