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Protecting Trails: Current News and Issues
So the government shutdown, now what? Your bags are packed, the car is loaded, and you are about to set off on a nice outdoor getaway to enjoy some hiking and fresh air when you hear then news that the…Read More
I wanted to hike the Mountains-to-Sea Trail to reclaim something that I lost. Instead, it made me realize everything I had gained. In my twenties my identity was that of a long distance hiker. I worked until I had…Read More
Let Your Voice Be Heard: National Park Fee Increase National Park Service Let me start by making it clear that American Hiking supports charging entrance fees to National Park Service (NPS) sites. Entrance fees are an important part of NPS…Read More
Next up for potential National Monument shrinkage are Cascade-Siskiyou in Oregon, Gold Butte in Nevada, the Pacific Remote Islands, and Rose Atoll. I’ll focus on the former two since those clearly affect hikers the most. But first, bear with…Read More