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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 Maggie Peikon, Manager of Communications, at  or call 301.565.6704x703.


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

Recent Press Releases

ParksByNature Network and American Hiking Society Join Forces to Enhance the Hiking Experience

May 30, 2013

  SILVER SPRING, MD– May 30, 2013 – American Hiking Society (AHS) is proud to announce a new partnership with…

Trails Day ® Events Slated for all 50 States

May 29, 2013

Tens of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will be hitting the trail on June 1 as they celebrate American Hiking Society’s…

Columbia and Adventure Medical Kits Gear up Hikers at National Trails Day ® Events

May 24, 2013

  SILVER SPRING, MD– May 24, 2013 – Aiming to help National Trails Day® attendees be safe and keep their…

Gregory Supports American Hiking Society –Brand Signs on as a Sponsor of National Trails Day ®

May 8, 2013

  SILVER SPRING, MD– May 8, 2013 – American Hiking Society is proud to announce a new partnership with Gregory,…

AHS in the News

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