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.
- Members-only trail gatherings
- Priority registration for sell-out trail events
- Member discounts such as Bay Nature magazine
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.
You are part of a business that wants to make a difference. Adopt-a-Trail, team-build, sponsor events, or become a business member.
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.
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.
Stock gifts.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. Get creative with your own fundraiser. Whether you are hosting a house party, running a race, hiking a trail, or making a trek. . . it’s as simple as 1-2-3-4.