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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 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

New Coalition to Protect Public Lands from Administration’s Giveaways to Industry

October 1, 2019

After 150 million acres lose protections, more than a dozen groups join forces to pressure companies that conduct or fund extraction to stay out of previously protected areas

National Trail and Conservation Groups Blast New DOI E-Bike Order

August 30, 2019

Groups Fear Order Paves Way for Motorization of America’s National Trails, Parks and Public Lands

Largest Nationwide Trails Event to Take Place on June 1, 2019

May 28, 2019

Silver Spring, MD – May 28, 2019 – American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® will establish a trail service world…

Trail Service World Record to be Set on National Trails Day®

April 30, 2019

Silver Spring, MD – April 30, 2019 – On June 1, 2019, individuals across the country will set the world…

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