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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. 


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Recent Press Releases

As shutdown reaches record length National Parks and other Public Lands at breaking point

January 11, 2019

SILVER SPRING, MD –January 11, 2018—The government shutdown has now stretched 21 days tying the longest shutdown in history, with…

Second Class of American Hiking Society’s NextGen Trail Leaders Announced

January 10, 2019

American Hiking Society is pleased to announce the second class of NextGen Trail Leaders, bringing together rising stars in the…

American Hiking Society Launches First Alternative Break Scholarship

October 16, 2018

American Hiking Society is thrilled to announce the launch of the first American Hiking Alternative Break Scholarship.  This scholarship will…

American Hiking Society Announces Launch of Vote Public Lands Campaign

October 10, 2018

Silver Spring, MD—Continuing the focus of protecting, preserving, and expanding public lands, American Hiking Society announces the launch of a…

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