Become an important part of the Ridge Trail community.

Your support matters.

Ways to give.

The Ridge Trail is created and supported by trail-lovers just like you. Join the team that is helping to complete the trail and build a Bay Area legacy today.

Make a Gift

Join or Renew.
Make a gift today and become a member of the Ridge Trail community.
Membership Benefits:

  • Members-only trail gatherings
  • Priority registration for sell-out trail events
  • Member discounts such as Bay Nature magazine

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An easy way to give.

With as little as $5 a month, bring your commitment to the next level with a contribution that ensures a steady stream of support all year.

  • No reminders or extra mail.
  • Greenest, most efficient way to give—more of your contribution goes directly to completing the trail.
  • Cancel at any time.

Give monthly


You are part of a business that wants to make a difference. Adopt-a-Trail, team-build, sponsor events, or become a business member.

Corporate Opportunities


Including the Ridge Trail in your will today, ensures a natural legacy for generations to come. Find out how to make a gift to the Ridge Trail in your will.

Make a gift that costs nothing today


Quick and simple. Give a gift that helps create and maintain the trail. A gift of $25 pays for one trail sign that will last a lifetime. $40 pays the travel fees for our Trail Director to advocate for hikers, bikers, and equestrians at planning meetings with our 75 different park partners.Complete the trail

More ways to support the trail.

Everybody has a personal way they like to give. Choose your flavor.

Tribute gifts & memberships.

Learn How

Stock gifts.Learn How

Adopt-a-Trail.Learn How

Matching gifts.Learn How
The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit under EIN 94-3148503. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

Make your own fundraiser.

You love trails and you want to show it. Join us this year at the Ridge to Bridge event, including Peer to Peer Fundraising, to support the Ridge Trail, open for individuals and teams.

Learn more about Ridge to Bridge.


Pitch-in! Help build or improve the Ridge Trail near you. Opportunities in San Francisco, Marin, Berkeley, San Jose, Solano, the Peninsula and more…Build the trail

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