Event Hosts make Trails & Sails possible! They are small businesses, site stewards, advocates, volunteers, and passionate partners throughout Essex County that want to connect people with the many assets of this region. Do you have a heritage site you want to show off? Or a heritage industry that you want to share with people? The deadline to register an event for 2022 has passed, but contact us to learn more about opportunities to register an event for 2023.

Click here to view the Trails & Sails Host Info Flyer

Community Flyers

To help Event Hosts promote the various events taking place in their city or town for Trails & Sails 2022, community specific promotional flyers are now available that can be downloaded, shared, emailed, printed, or posted on social media!

Themed Flyers

For Trails & Sails 2022, we are highlighting four themes of significant importance to the Area. These are: sustainability of natural resources, the importance of our coastal salt marshes, the variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, and new discoveries being uncovered in our local history. Help us spread the word about these special events by downloading and sharing the flyers linked below!

  • Here for Tomorrow – These events featuring significant conservation work currently being done for the environment across the Essex National Heritage Area.
  • Discover the Great Marsh – The Great Marsh is the largest salt marsh in New England! Join members of the Great Marsh Coalition for a variety of activities to learn more about this crucial habitat and what organizations are doing to help preserve it.
  • Great Outdoors! – Hike, bike, and explore the many landscapes of the Essex National Heritage Area.
  • Untold Stories of Essex County – Attend these events to learn more about how new research and interpretation are contributing to a richer, more inclusive history of the Essex National Heritage Area.

Trails & Sails Lawn Signs

Need a Trails & Sails lawn sign for your event? Please contact Heather Goss to coordinate your pick-up by email or phone at (978)225-3471.