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2024 World Trails Conference: September 30 to October 3

A global forum for the trail sector

The World Trails Conference is a bi-annual global gathering where representatives and enthusiasts from around the world come together to share knowledge, forge meaningful networks, and shape the future of trail experiences around the world.

The 2024 World Trails Conference will take place from September 30 to October 3 in Ottawa Canada.

Join the World Trails Network in Canada’s Capital!

Hosted by the Trans Canada Trail, the 2024 World Trails Conference is one you won’t want to miss.

Connection to people, places and planet

This conference will explore connection to people, places and the planet – a theme intended to encourage discussion about the impact trails have on the environment, communities and the people who use them.

Our Sponsors

The World Trails Conference wouldn’t be possible without the support of generous sponsors. These inspiring businesses, non-profits and trail groups are paving the way for trail stewardship, development, exploration and research around the world!


Trail Champions

Become a sponsor

We’re seeking like-minded partners to support the 2024 World Trails Conference. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels, with interactive, engaging partner activation opportunities.

“Being part of the World Trails Network makes us feel part of the wider world trails family. The World Trails Conference is the best way to engage with trail managers and experts to discuss issues, solve problems and generate new ideas on how we can increase the impact of trails.

World Trails Conference Attendee
Skiathos, Greece – 2022


The World Trails Network is a global non-profit association committed to the sustainability and enjoyment of the world’s trails for all people, through a powerfully engaged international network of organizations and individuals.



Expected conference attendees include:

  • Appalachian Trail, USA
  • Camino de Santiago, Spain
  • South West Coast Path, UK
  • Jeju Olle Trail, Korea
  • HikeArmenia, Armenia
  • Sendero Pacifico, Costa Rica
  • Trans Canada Trail, Canada
  • Cultural Routes Turkey, Turkey
  • Westfjord Trails, Iceland
  • Lebanon Mountain Trail, Lebanon
  • Bruce Trail, Canada
  • Trans Carioca, Brazil
  • Bibbulmun Track, Australia
  • Trans Bhutan Trail, Bhutan

plus many other well-known trails from the Americas, Europe,
Asia, Middle East and Africa.

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