In Solidarity,
AHS Suspends Promotion of National Trails Day® 2020

In its quest to be an ever-stronger ally, so as not to take space from the very important discussions and protests around racism in America and, in particular, around police brutality of Black bodies, American Hiking Society will suspend its promotion of National Trails Day this year.  Instead, we will be taking allyship actions, including: amplifying Black voices in the outdoor community; sharing resources on racism in the outdoors that will link back to publications and content authored by people of color; and urging our supporters to call on Congress to pass legislation that provides equitable access to quality natural spaces for ALL . We thank our partners who have supported this decision to re-focus our efforts where we feel they are needed most at this time.

Please contact your local land manager/host for information on in-person volunteer trail events.