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The Road Legal 4WD Trail Ambassador program is one of our top volunteer programs that you can help out with! Since 2002 the Trail Ambassador program has helped keep many trails open and growing across multiple recreations. 

The Road Legal 4WD Association joined the Trail Ambassador program in 2018 as Division 2 for Wisconsin, as we know it takes volunteers to keep our trails open and rides going! This program is open to all members worldwide. 

Once Trail Ambassadors take our on-site or online course and pass a criminal background check, they can begin sending in trail reports and helping with chapter or just simply going out in teams of at least 2 rigs to patrol trails. 

Once a Trail Ambassador takes the basic course, they can then sign up for the on-site Guide training certification. Guides are trained in recovery and hosting rides. After this course, Trail Guide Ambassadors can begin hosting their own rides with or without a local club or chapter (usually the case if no local club or chapter is active).

Trail Patrol - Trail Ambassadors patrol trails in groups of 2 or more rigs. They volunteer to provide trail reports, help local law enforcement by reporting activity (if needed), assist land managers in trail observation, and assist local chapters and clubs to keep trails open. Our goal is to provide members and their friends with responsible tours of local trails in a safe and managed environment. 

Together, volunteer Trail Ambassadors assist in keeping trails open and safe. If you'd like to consider becoming an Ambassador, please join this group to ask questions, sign up for events and more - 

To become a Trail Ambassador, you must take the Trail Ambassador certification course. This can be done on-site at a training session, or online with an on-site test out. We'll also be offering periodic Trail Ambassador refresher courses and Trail  Ambassador only events for training. 

Requirements - All Trail Ambassadors must pass a criminal background check. We will not allow people into the Trail  Ambassador program if they have recent violence, alcohol, drugs, or sexual violations on public record. If you have a question about something on a background check, please first call us about it.

Benefits - Besides helping keep trails open, Trail Ambassadors that fulfill monthly trail reports, will enjoy free membership dues, free or reduced event fees, free or reduced camping fees, and the ability for guides to host events on some of our private trails we build and maintain (landowner dependent).  

Pages - Trail Guide Ambassadors are listed in our directory and you'll be able to control your content and rides you want to host. The RL4WD will help you promote and manage your rides, paperwork, and alike. Feel free to team up with other Ambassadors when going on rides and tours. RL4WD will help you in any way we can and you will not be forced into helping at events, volunteering is 100% optional when you have time!

Not sure you have enough experience to become a Trail Ambassador? We don't require you to know a lot about recovery or mechanics, those things can be taught, we do ask that before you sign up, that you have time to go out at least a few times a year to patrol. Then, if you want to start hosting rides of your own, we ask that you first take the Trail Guide certification course. 

Ready to become part of the solution? Sign up below! 

Online Trail Guide Courses (coming in 2020)

On-Site Trail Guide Courses 

You can also see the ATV/UTV page here - 

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