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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

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…

3,954 Miles of Trail Improved on National Trails Day®

June 15, 2018

Silver Spring, MD – On June 2, 2018 people across the country came together and surpassed the collective goal to…

Wiivv Introduces Special Edition Insole to Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®

June 1, 2018

GET THE HIKE OUTTA HERE! –Wiivv Introduces Special Edition Insole to Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®—   (San…

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