Membership in the YTA

Join the Yellowstone Trail Association to be informed and take part. Click on “Mail in” or “On-line,” below.

Learn more about the YT, its history, and related events through the newsletter, the Arrow.  The Arrow is sent to members three or four times a year via email. Email is used to eliminate costly printing expenses and postage.  In special cases it is possible to mail printed copies, upon request, to institutions for their archives or to members not having adequate email service.  

News and events related to the YT can be found at the Facebook page:

To join, choose one of these ways:      Click on Mail in or On-line, below.

*Mail in. If you would prefer to print a copy of the application form and mail it with your check, download an application form (as a PDF document) then print it, fill it in, and mail it with payment to  

Yellowstone Trail Association,

Box 65

Altoona, WI   54720-0065..

*On-line.  The YTA is using a membership management service ( beginning with September, 2021. While the payment service is provided by PayPal, you will have a choice of:

1) using your PayPal account, if you have one, or,

2) using your charge card.

*On-line.  If you would like to apply online and pay with a charge card or from a PayPal account


Click  on YTA to:

Learn about the Yellowstone Trail Association

Join the YTA

Donate to the YTA

Help with the interpretive sign project.

 See an Arrow Newsletter

Join the Forum

Learn of events


Click  on LEARN to:

Learn about the Yellowstone Trail

Read stories, essays, and notes

related directly or loosely

to the Yellowstone Trail

Enjoy discussions on the Forum


Click  on MAPS to:

See state and regional

Maps of the Yellowstone Trail

These maps, while the most complete

and accurate available

are nevertheless

“Works in Progress”

Let us know about your corrections,

additions, and suggestions.


Click  on TALK to:

Ask a question.

Give us an opinion.

Tell us something.

Submit a correction.

Go to the Forum

Go to YTA on Facebook


Click  on SHOP to:


And Buy

YT Books

YT Guides

YT Signs

YT Window Stickers

YT Tee Shirts

And other stuff