Individual:  $20/year     Family:  $25/year

When we’ve received your details and payment, we’ll mail you a membership card. 

New members also receive a membership badge.


  • An invitation to participate in all organized MTA hikes. We offer over 50 hikes each year!  All are led by trained hike leaders. 
  • Free limited access to Fall Reserve Conservation Area, and discounts to FRCA permits (see below for details)
  • Voting privileges at our Annual General Meeting
  • Newsletter 3 times per year
  • Most importantly, you’ll be supporting an organization that actively promotes environmental awareness, outdoor recreation for fun and fitness, and community engagement. You can’t go wrong 🙂

MTA Membership Permissions for use of the Falls Reserve Conservation Area:

Year-round Trail Usage for MTA members:

  • Includes the MTA Trail Use Area shown on this map with the yellow highlight. Does not include other trails or other areas within FRCA.
  • Includes the use of the washroom at the north west, also highlighted (opened seasonally from April to October)
  • Trail use is for foot traffic only (hiking, running, skiing, snowshoeing),  not cycling.
  • Parking at the gate is not permitted from April 15 – October 15.
  • Follow the Trail Users Code, and the rules and regulations of the Conservation Area

Additional Winter Usage for MTA members:

  • For the period from Oct 15 – April 15
  • Allows parking at the gatehouse with MTA membership card on the dash of the vehicle
  • Includes walk-in access from the gatehouse to the orange trail near the pond to access the Maitland Trail and Blue trail sections highlighted in yellow on the map

FRCA Permits:

  • To have full access to the FRCA property (all trails, playground, parking, permission to cycle, etc.), MTA members can purchase an FRCA Season Membership Pass and get $25 off, OR 25% off a Daily Pass.  All overnight use is excluded from the discount.  Click here to see the current FRCA Fees.
  • Any users outside of the designated MTA Trail Use Area shown on this map with the yellow highlight must purchase an FRCA permit.
  • Permits can be purchased at the park during open hours, or by an e-transfer to  Then, email your name and contact information to indicating you made this purchase of a permit.  


Your membership is a significant contribution to the maintenance of our trail system
and the organization of community events throughout the year.
Become a member of MTA and know you’re contributing to the health and well-being of your community.
Thank you!



Download the membership form and mail with a cheque payable to Maitland Trail Association:

P.O. Box 443
Goderich, Ontario
N7A 4C7



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You have the option of buying (or renewing) a 1-year membership, or if you want more convenience, you can set up a subscription which will send your membership fees automatically each year for 5 years.  After that, we’ll send you a reminder that your membership fees are due.  You can cancel your subscription anytime through PayPal.

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