Come join our fun trail festival with hikers, trail builders/maintainers and outdoor enthusiasts from all over Ohio! The Buckeye TrailFest offers a long weekend packed full of hikes, workshops, presentations, speakers and social opportunities. Stay for the day or reserve a space for three nights. Hang out with your hiking pals. Make new friends. Mingle with Ohio’s most accomplished long-distance hikers. Learn trail building from the best in the state. The Buckeye Trail Association will also hold its Annual Meeting at TrailFest on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend! All proceeds from the event will go to the Buckeye Trail Association.
Volunteers are need to make Buckeye TrailFest a success. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks during the event. If you are interested in volunteering please contact one of the TrailFest coordinators listed.
- Program Development
- Leading hikes
- Planning/attending outreach events
- Public speaking
- Publicity – media releases/displays
- Training/Leading workshops
- Working with Youth/Schools
- Social Media
TrailFest is the largest annual gathering of Buckeye Trail hikers, volunteers and outdoor enthusiasts. In addition to serving the Buckeye Trail Association’s mission “to the building, maintaining, protecting and promoting Ohio’s longest scenic hiking trail”, the TrailFest is a weekend of education, resource sharing and fellowship. Each year the TrailFest is moved around the state to highlight local portions of the trail and nearby communities.
Sponsorship of TrailFest helps promote your involvement and love of the outdoors and helps the Buckeye Trail share our mission with the outdoor community. Buckeye TrailFest would not be made possible without the kindness of our friends, members and local business partners. Sponsors and donors allow us to provide a reasonably priced event to all participants. We could not do this without you!
The Buckeye Trail Association
The Buckeye Trail Association is the leader in building, maintaining, protecting and promoting use of Ohio’s longest scenic hiking trail for our citizens, communities and partners. We provide outdoor recreation, opportunities to volunteer, education, access to the varied resources of Ohio and local economic benefits. The Buckeye Trail Association is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.