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The Trail Conservancy exists with the mission to protect, enhance, and connect the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail for the benefit of all. The Trail receives nearly 5 million visits annually, which will continue to rise as Austin’s population grows. Because of the anticipated use of the Trail itself, TTC community members play a critical role in closing the gap between existing financial resources and the projects and amenities that the Trail deserves. But our work wouldn’t be possible without our members. Join us by becoming a TrailHead today.

Our membership program is made up of like-minded individuals who enjoy running, biking, walking, relaxing, or playing on the Butler Trail. There are a variety of levels and ways to get involved. Join us today!

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Networking Events

Meet like-minded nature lovers and champions of the Trail at fun networking events throughout the year.

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Special Recognition

Donating members make our work possible. Because of their positive impact, TTC members receive special recognition at events and online.

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Insider Info

Depending on the membership tier, donors receive news and information about the Trail via newsletter, special events, and State of the Trail updates.

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Early Access & Special Discounts

Members can take advantage of early bird registration (and pricing) for both public and members-only events.

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Behind the Scenes Tour

See the Trail and its future through the eyes of a TTC Team member. This unique member benefit gives you an intimate look at our mission.

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TTC Wear

Show your Trail pride with our coveted TTC member hat, t-shirt, pullover, tote, reusable straw, and more!

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Flash Sales

Get TTC merch at a discount! Members get special discounts for purchases made at our online store.

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Member Decal

Let the world know you care about our Trail with a member decal. Decals are weatherproof and look great on your bike.

Annual Memberships

Support the Trail at any level. Our membership programs can fit any budget and are great for individuals who want to offer a one-time gift or become a sustaining member.

Conservation Circle
Conservation Circle is our newest and most prestigious giving circle. Donors at this level share a deep commitment to our organization's mission and show that commitment with a pledge of $10,000 or more, per year, for a minimum of three years.
$ 25,000+ annually
Live Oak Circle
Live Oak Circle is our newest and highest membership option, reserved for those who want to help further The Trail Conservancy’s mission to make the Butler Trail a community benefit for all through enhancements, programming, and ecological restoration.
$ 5,000 + annually
Cypress Circle
Cypress Circle is our membership option for members who wish to protect the Trail, enhance its natural beauty, and advance conservation efforts.
$ 1,000 - 4,999 annually
Redbud Circle
Redbud Circle is for community leaders dedicated to philanthropy and Trail education, working to ensure the Trail’s health for future generations.
$ 250 - 999 annually
Household Circle is a giving circle for up to 3 members of the same household. Additional members can be added as "individuals." Your household will receive household-specific TTC swag, a discount at Online Store, and early bird registration opportunities.
$ 150 - 249 annually
A new membership level for the beginning TrailHead. Benefits include a TTC t-shirt, TTC decal, discount at Online Store, and early bird registration opportunities for events.
$ 26- 149 annually
Friends of the Trail Circle
Make a donation of any size, and you'll automatically become part of our Friends of the Trail Circle and begin getting to know The Trail Conservancy. You'll begin to receive our newsletters and invitations to events around the Trail.
$ 1 - 25

Memberships are renewed annually. If you don’t want to be a member but still wish to make a donation, you can do so on our donation page.

Business Philanthropy

Businesses can partner with The Trail Conservancy to further our mission to protect and enhance the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake. Businesses can donate, volunteer for our famous “Day in the Dirt,” or sponsor a gala, run, or current project.

    Show your support of the Trail
    with TTC Merch.

    Hats, shirts, totes, decals, and more.

    We are change out our inventory throughout the year, so check back often.