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American Hiking Society is the national voice of hikers. As hiking experts, American Hiking Society can provide insightful information and resources on all things hiking.

American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, supports volunteer stewardship, and provides critical resources to help plan, fund, and develop trails. We also provide resources to the public about how and where to hike and are committed to increasing the participation and enjoyment of hiking by everyone.

Press & Media Inquiries

Please send general inquiries to Wesley Trimble, Communications & Creative Director at [email protected] or call 301.565.6704x703. 


For inquiries regarding Volunteer Vacations, please email Ellie Place, Program Manager at [email protected] or call 301.565.6704x704. 

Recent Press Releases

Hiking Community Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

July 22, 2020

Silver Spring, MD—In anticipation of the House of Representatives passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, American Hiking Society (AHS),…

Hiking Community Celebrates Senate Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

June 17, 2020

Silver Spring, MD – In response to the Senate’s 73-25 passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, American Hiking Society…

In Solidarity, AHS Suspends Promotion of National Trails Day® 2020

June 5, 2020

Silver Spring, MD – In its quest to be an ever-stronger ally, so as not to take space from the…

National Trails Day® Takes Place on Saturday

June 2, 2020

America’s Largest Trails Event Continues to Preserve Trails and Fight for Access to Green Spaces During Pandemic   Silver Spring, MD…

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