Support Trails

Working together, we can protect the places you love to hike.

Donate to American Hiking Society.

Dayne Topkin

Small, affordable donations add big muscle to American Hiking Society’s efforts to protect the places you love to hike.

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Support the trails you love by
purchasing gifts and gear in our store.

Ryan Nelson

Do your loved ones enjoy hiking
give them a year-long gift.

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Partner with a non-profit that
outdoor enthusiasts know and trust.

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Discover additional ways to give support the trails you love.

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Individual Membership Information

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Member Benefits

Join American Hiking Society today and help build and maintain hiking trails, conserve America’s natural landscapes, and ensure that tomorrow’s hiking experience is even better than today’s. Your membership will help us to protect the places you love to hike.

You can give a one-time membership gift or join our Summit Club and donate monthly. Small, affordable donations add big muscle to American Hiking Society.

Looking to join the Alliance of Hiking Organizations?

Frequently Asked Questions

Organizational Membership

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The Alliance of Hiking Organizations

American Hiking Society’s Alliance of Hiking Organizations is a network of trail groups, hiking clubs, land trusts and other organizations working to promote and protect hiking trails, trail lands, and the hiking experience. American Hiking Society and its Alliance are the primary force in pressing for increased funding for trails and protecting places special to hikers.

Membership Benefits

Corporate Sponsorship

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Partner with a non-profit that outdoor enthusiasts know and trust.

Choose opportunities that compliment your business vision.

Sponsor events that promote outdoor recreation, protect the environment, and honor a healthy lifestyle.

"L.L.Bean encourages people to be good stewards of the environment. We applaud American Hiking Society’s efforts to establish, protect, and maintain America’s foot trails. We are proud to sponsor the National Trails Fund, to support a variety of projects at the local level with much-needed resources.”

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Other Ways to Donate

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Workplace Giving

Support American Hiking through your work.  Our CFC # is 11784.

Matching Gifts

If your employer has a matching gift program, please consider having your gift to American Hiking Society matched by your workplace.  Your gift can be doubled or tripled at no additional cost to you. Find out here!

Gifts in Honor or Memory

If you would like to make a gift to American Hiking Society in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, please contact Kim Lyons at 301-565-6704 or klyons@americanhiking.org.  She will be happy to assist you.

Gift of Stock or Appreciated Securities

Please contact Kim Lyons at 301-565-6704 or klyons@americanhiking.org  for information on how you can give a donation of stock or appreciated securities to American Hiking Society.

Bequests and estate planning options

Please consider including American Hiking Society in your will.  Please contact Kim Lyons at 301-565-6704 or klyons@americanhiking.org for more information on how you can experience the rewards of making a planned gift.

Donate while shopping

Amazon Smile.  Choose American Hiking Society as your charity and Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase to us!

The Giveback Endeavor.  Go to Teton Sports and shop online.  Use the discount code AdamKnoll when checking out and Teton Sports will donate 5% to American Hiking Society!