As the only national voice for hiking, American Hiking Society envisions a world where every American has permanent access to a hiking trail
American Hiking works with Congress, federal agencies, and partners on policy issues and legislation to ensure funding for trails, preservation of natural areas, and protection of the hiking experience.
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American Hiking is stoked to announce our 2019 class of NextGen Trail Leaders. Over the year, these inspiring stars will champion diversity in the outdoors and fight to protect our public lands.
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Protecting Trails: Current News and Issues
Lonely Planet named their top 10 U.S. travel destinations for the year. Can you guess what claimed the number one spot? …Drumroll please… It’s the coast redwood range! (external link) We couldn’t be happier that Lonely Planet is sharing what Save the Redwoods League has known for 100 years:…Read More
The House and Senate have both passed legislation funding the Department of the Interior. American Hiking Society, Back Country Horsemen of America, American Trails, and the Partnership for the National Trails System sent the letter below to Congress providing recommendations…Read More
In celebration of the League’s Centennial year, Save the Redwoods League invites everyone to experience the sights and sounds of more than 40 of California’s redwood state parks—for free! Every second Saturday of each month in 2018, Save the Redwoods League and California State…Read More