By joining the GHTC you are implying agreement with the Club's core objectives as described in our constitution:

    • to stimulate interest in hiking,
    • to establish and maintain trails for hiking,
    • to encourage awareness of the natural environment, and,
    • to promote the conservation of the environment.


By becoming a member you will be asked to agree to the following Trail Users' Code; please review as it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the code and commit to practicing these ethical procedures.

    • Take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints
    • Hike only along the marked routes
    • Use the stiles; do not climb fences
    • Walk around a Farmer’s cultivated field, not across it
    • Leash your dog near farms or livestock
    • Avoid potential fire hazards by not building fires
    • Leave flowers, plants and wildlife for others to enjoy
    • Leave the trail clean; carry out all litter
    • Do not camp on trails



Please complete this online application form, providing us with your contact information, volunteer interests, and certifications. You can use our online PayPal services or if you prefer to mail a cheque along with a paper membership form, please follow this link to download the form. Once registration and payment is complete you will receive an email with login and password information.

You will be asked to agree to the Trail Users' Code; please read it first since it is required to become a member.  

Sept 24 2020 - You may now pay your membership using your credit card or PayPal account.
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Guelph Hiking Trail Club is a charitable organization Registration#11894 9395

PO Box 1, Guelph, ON, N1H 6J6 

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