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Welcome to the Urban Trail Conference Website

Mailing Address for Urban Trail Conference, Inc.
Checks for new memberships and renewals should be sent to the following post office box
($7 for the first year/$10 per year, or $18 for 2 years thereafter):

P.O. BOX 264
Bronx, NY 10463-0264

Correspondence relating to Urban Trail Conference matters can be sent to the above address, or emailed to

We also have a telephone contact: 718-652-9075 (before 9PM). This is a member's home number so please be considerate. 

Hiking Schedules

Current schedules are available electronically by emailing us at You may view our past schedules by clicking the "Schedule" tab above. Visitors can get an idea of the range of activities we offer by reviewing these schedules.
Also, click on "Photo Gallery" to view photos taken during our outings. If you are satisfied the club offers the activities you are seeking then please join us.
When you become a member a printed copy will be mailed to you. New schedules are published every three months.
Remember the club, and this website are made possible by the financial support and volunteer services of its members. Accordingly it is operated exclusively for the benefit of the members.

Become a Member

You can become a member ($7 for the first year/$10 per year or $18 for 2 years thereafter). As a member you can participate in all events at no extra charge. You will receive a complete printed schedule by mail every three months. Send your check or money order to the address above, and make payable to the "Urban Trail Conference Inc." Remember the club, and this website are made possible by the financial support and volunteer services of its members. Accordingly it is operated exclusively for the benefit of the members.

Volunteer for Trail Maintenance

As you know many of our recreational activities make use of trails that are maintained by volunteers. If you are able to help with trail maintenance it would be greatly appreciated. Don't worry, if you have no experience. You will receive an orientation session on how to keep trails in good condition. You will also be given a manual on trail maintenance. It will explain the basics of clearing overgrowth, how to control erosion, how to mark trails, and other related subjects. You will be assigned responsibility for a 2-3 mile section of trail. It will be necessary to visit the section 2-3 times a year.

If you would like to help or have further questions contact the NewYork/New Jersey Trail Conference at, or phone: 201.512.9348. ext.22.

Get an Urban Trail Conference Hat or Visor

Many members asked for a club hat and so we responded with a distinctive cap. Then some members said, "I would like a brim to shade my eyes, but I really don't want a hat on my head." And so we purchased a limited quantity of visors. We're making them available for $10 each. That is below our cost even before shipping is added.

The visor is an attractive beige color. The words Urban Trails are easily recognized. They are part of the web site address:, which has been neatly embroidered on the forehead shield. Below it are the words Hiking Club. It is a high quality product with a comfortable headband and a velcro strap in the back to allow adjustment to your precise needs.

The hats are still available, at the regular price of $10. The introductory price has expired, however, we are offering both the hat and and the visor for a package price of $15 including shipping.

The hats are high quality, red brushed cotton with a smartly arched bill to protect the eyes and face from the sun. It is embroidered with the club name and web site. These are the same distinctive caps that you see being worn by the leaders, however the emblem has the words Hiking Club instead of Leader. The caps are comfortable, provide protection from the elements and are easy to spot in a crowd. A strap and buckle makes it easy to adjust the fit to your needs. The cap holds its shape well, so you can stuff it in your bag and it will return to shape when you take it out.


If you enjoy the activities of this club, please, support us with your membership dues, which are used for postage, printing, and for maintaining this website...etc. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 17-Mar-2015 19:55:27 EDT