As the only national voice for hiking, American Hiking Society envisions a world where every American has permanent access to a hiking trail
American Hiking works with Congress, Federal agencies, and partners on policy issues and legislation to ensure funding for trails, preservation of natural areas, and protection of the hiking experience.
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Protecting Trails: Current News and Issues
PDF version of letter The Honorable Lisa Murkowski Chairman Committee on Energy & Natural Resources 304 Dirksen Senate Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Maria Cantwell Ranking Member Committee on Energy & Natural Resources 304 Dirksen Senate Building Washington,…Read More
I’m not a mountaineer. I want to start of this post telling you that, because if there’s one thing this mountaineering experience taught me, it’s that you are stronger and more capable than you think. The First Time I…Read More
Why We Fight for Public Lands Today we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day, the largest single-day volunteer event for public lands, where hundreds of thousands of volunteers will help restore our public lands. AHS encourages you…Read More