General Volunteer Information

Besides hiking, volunteer trail work is the major activity of the Finger Lakes Trail Conference. FLTC members and affiliated hiking clubs or organizations have built the trail during the past five decades, and we get out on the trail throughout the year to keep it in shape. We do this because we love the trail, we enjoy working in the woods with fellow volunteers, and it is a great way to stay in shape ourselves. If you want to join us, here are the ways you can:

Click the links above for further information. And check out the Trail Tenders’ News Archive of past newsletters to trail workers.

For more information about volunteer opportunities, email [email protected].

Incident Reporting

In the event of an incident on the trail, please use the Incident Report Form to submit your report.  If it is an emergency, call 911 immediately and fill out this form later.  All incidents should be reported within 24 hours of occurring.

Reporting, Application, and Reimbursement Forms

Reference Documents


Signs to be used on the trail available from the Service Center