Green Flag Trails accreditation provides public recognition of trails that are:
- engaged in long-term responsible management
- display accurate trail information
- are environmentally accountable in the interests of the public good.
Green Flag Trails accreditation raises public awareness of and confidence in trails that ensures their on-going legacy for access to nature, recreation and movement.
Watch this short video and discover how a team of dynamic trail champions became Green Flag Trails Assessors on a training programme in Kythera, Greece.
Administration of the System
The Green Flag Trails System is overseen by an international group of independent trail experts, under the auspices of the World Trails Network’s Trails & Tourism Task Team.
Vision and Objectives
The team is working towards a globally credible, robust and reputable system for accrediting and monitoring environmentally sustainable managed trails and the verification of accurate and relevant trail descriptions and data. A focus on defining risk and safety elements, helps ensure trail users can make informed choices as to which trails will most suit their needs, levels of experience and skill.