New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Member Clubs

High Point State Park on the Appalachian Trail in NJ ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

High Point State Park on the Appalachian Trail in NJ ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

To country folks, New York and New Jersey are gang-infested, traffic-congested, tree-free places where people with funny accents equate hiking trails with Times Square or the Atlantic City Boardwalk. That is (mostly) so untrue! Our friends with the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference assure us there are more than 100 trail clubs manned and womanned by dedicated, friendly volunteers who not only say, "Take a hike!" but who invite you to hike with them.

Since 1920, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference has partnered with parks to create, protect, and promote a network of over 2,000 miles of public trails in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region.

The Trail Conference organizes volunteer service projects that keep these trails open, safe, and enjoyable for the public. We publish maps and books that guide public use of these trails.

The Trail Conference is a nonprofit organization with a membership of 10,000 individuals and 100 clubs that have a combined membership of over 100,000 active, outdoor-loving people.

G'head! Get out of town and hit a trail -- even the Appalachian Trail -- where you can escape smog, sirens and car horns for a little while.

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Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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