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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 Announces 2018 National Trails Fund Recipients

May 24, 2018

SILVER SPRING, MD (May 24, 2018) – American Hiking Society is thrilled to announce the 2018 recipients of National Trails…

2,802 Miles of Trail to be Improved on National Trails Day®

May 1, 2018

Silver Spring, MD – On June 2, 2018, people across the country will come together to collectively improve 2,802 miles…

Administration’s Budget Catastrophic for Trails & Recreation

June 8, 2017

SILVER SPRING, MD – June 8, 2017 – The Administration recently released its budget for fiscal year 2018 revealing what…

#FindYourTrail Celebrates America’s National Trails System

June 1, 2017

SILVER SPRING, MD – Today, several federal agencies and nonprofit organizations announced the launch of #FindYourTrail to celebrate the upcoming…

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