National Trails Fund

2017 National Trails Fund Projects

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund National Trails Fund Grants are made possible by generous support from 2017 National Trails Fund Grants Mohonk Preserve – New YorkMohonk Preserve (MP) will partner with the Jolly Rovers Trail Crew – a community of volunteers trained in stonework – to replace 21 stone steps along a steep 90’…

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2017 National Trails Fund Now Accepting Applications

SILVER SPRING (January 17, 2017) – American Hiking Society is accepting applications for the 2017 National Trails Fund through February 17th, 2017. This exclusive grant program gives trail clubs and land managers the financial means necessary to complete critical hiking trail projects around the country.  Grants awarded range in value from $500 to $3,000.More than half a million dollars…

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2016 National Trails Fund Projects

Ridge Walk Trail

Congratulations to the 2016 National Trails Fund Projects. A special thanks to charter sponsor, without whose support, the National Trails Fund grant program would not be possible. The following members of the Alliance of Hiking Organizations will receive funding for their projects: Victor Hiking Trails Gorge Preservation Society Friends of Blackwater The Clinch Coalition Red Mountain…

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2015 National Trails Fund Projects

Congratulations to the National Trails Fund 2015 Grant Recipients.  And special thanks to charter sponsor L.L.Bean, without whose support, the National Trails Fund grant program would not be possible. The following members of the Alliance of Hiking Organizations will receive funding for their projects: Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Ice Age Trail Alliance Wilmington Trail Club…

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Morven Park Opens Wood Thrush and Ridge Top Trails

On June 7, 2014, American Hiking Society presented a National Trails Fund grant check to the the Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation for their work in opening 2 new miles of public trail in Morven Park, Leesburg, Virginia.  The family-friendly Wood Thrush Trail (0.81 miles) and the more rigorous Ridge Top Trail (1.24 miles) are the first…

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2014 National Trails Fund Projects

Congratulations to the 2014 Recipients of National Trails Fund grants.  And special thanks to charter sponsor L.L.Bean, without whose support, the National Trails Fund grant program would not be possible.  The following members of the Alliance of Hiking Organizations will receive funding for their projects: Arizona Trail Association (AZ) Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy (CA) Cayuga Trails…

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2013 National Trails Fund Projects

Every year, American Hiking Society (AHS) awards National Trails Fund (NTF) grants to members of its Alliance of Hiking Organizations. To receive a trail building grant, applicants must demonstrate a need for project funding, and prove that by completing the project they can improve accessibility and/or safety for end users. The National Trails Fund was…

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