THIS PAGE IS TEMPORARY: INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN “WTC ORGANIZATIONS” INFO
via the USER table …in order to enable info to also be emailed to these groups, along with regular members.
Here is a selection of organizations that sponsor trails and/or outdoor activities, and/or promote conservation in our region. Just click on the link below.
American Canoe Association (ACA) Founded in 1880, The ACA is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.
American Hiking Society includes information regarding AHS Volunteer Vacations, a week of building & maintaining trails in diverse locations across the country
American Whitewater Founded in 1954, American Whitewater is a national non-profit organization (Non-profit # 23-7083760) with a mission “to conserve and restore America’s whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely.”
Appalachian Mountain Club, Delaware Valley Chapter includes information regarding hikes in southeastern PA
Appalachian Trail Conservancy includes information regarding hiking basics plus Thru & Section Hiking on the AT
Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA) is a cross country ski group that builds and maintains trails near Lake Placid, NY for multiple purposes
Blackwater River Environmental Improvement Association (BRIEA) is a non-profit group that maintains trails near Booneville, NY. These free trails are for: cross country skiing, hiking, & cycling
Brandywine Conservancy describes their conservation and trail creation programs in the Brandywine Valley
Chester County Trail Club includes information about their hiking program
Conestoga Trail includes information about the trail in Southeastern PA
Delaware Greenways has been a leader in the development and management of byways, greenways, and trails for almost a quarter century. Includes information and maps
Delaware Trail Spinners local cycling group that works on trails
Horseshoe Trail includes information about the trail in Southeastern PA
Keystone Trails Association (KTA) includes information about PA Trails and KTA’s maintenance efforts
Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County includes information about the SCC Preserves–Marshall Mill House Trailhead, Stateline Wood Preserve and others
Mason Dixon Trail System includes information about hiking trails and a “Mason-Dixon Trail Distance Calculator”
Natural Lands Trust owns and manages 42 preserves spanning over 22,000 acres, including the: Peacedale, Stroud and ChesLen Preserves
Nature Conservancy, DE Chapter the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends
Outdoor Club of South Jersey includes information about club activities—hiking, cycling, canoeing and cross-country skiing
Pennsylvania State Parks manages 200,000 acres for hiking, picnicking, camping, fishing, hunting, boating, wildlife watching, and so much more. Pennsylvania State Parks do not charge an entrance fee.
See You Outside is a joint program of Delaware Greenways and The Nature Conservancy which includes information and maps of Delaware Greenways
Sierra Club, DE Chapter works on water protection, including the defense of the Delaware River from destructive industrial development and dredging. Works on climate protection, habitat protection, and environmental justice
Team River Runner, Southeast PA provides health and healing for military injured, active duty, recovering veterans and disabled members of the community through therapeutic whitewater kayaking and other forms of adventure paddling.
Winona Forest Recreation Association is a cross country ski group that builds and maintains trails near Pulaski, NY.