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American Hiking Society Seeks Finance and Office Manager

American Hiking is hiring!
AHS is seeking to hire a Finance and Office Manager, effective immediately. 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Finance and Office Manager (FOM) at American Hiking Society (AHS) is responsible for the administration of all financial and human resources systems and data and oversees general office management.   The position will be …

2014 Trails Day Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge?  Leading up to National Trails Day, American Hiking Society and Menasha Ridge Press are offering a series of hiking challenges* to prepare you for your ultimate adventure on National Trails Day.  So check out this week’s challenges, get outside and conquer one of …

Spring into a Volunteer Vacation

For many across the country, Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of a longer winter seems spot-on, as snow and cold temps continue to blanket many regions. There’s no better way to create your own sunshine and chase those winter blues away than on a Volunteer Vacation this Spring.  Get out in …

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Dara Zaleski Joins AHS Staff as Development Assistant

American Hiking Society welcomes Dara Zaleski to the AHS team in her new role as Development Assistant. 
Dara graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelors degree in Environmental Policy. While at Rutgers, she volunteered for a term of service with AmeriCorps helping to plan community river clean-ups, and contributed as …

New Store: Essential Gear at Affordable Prices

American Hiking’s online shop has a new home.  But don’t worry – all the gear you need at the great prices you want is still available for purchase. What’s not to love about buying cool gear at affordable prices – all while supporting AHS’ efforts to protect trails and …

New Monument Protects Prime California Coastal Hiking Spot

On March 11, 2014, President Obama used his authority granted to him by the 1906 Antiquities Act to designate the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as a National Monument.  At the historic signing, President Obama noted, “We are talking about over 1,600 acres of incredible coastline in California that reflects …

Five Great Hikes Near Washington, DC

American Hiking Society HQ is located just outside of Washington, DC, and AHS staff often get asked the question: “Where are the best places to hike around Washington, DC?”   
The truth is there are many green spaces in and around DC, and a great many places to hike.  Below …

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Why African American National Park Events are necessary

It has been widely publicized the absence of African Americans in our National Parks, both in employees and visitors.  To counter this trend, Teresa Baker of Outdoor Afro set up a retracing project on the Buffalo Soldiers Trail.  ”Through this event I hoped to gain the attention of African …

National Trails Day®…at Roan Mountain State Park!

It’s that time again—preparations for a very special Saturday in June are underway! And as always, ParksbyNature is so excited about American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, which falls on June 7th this year.
It’s a big one: National Trails Day® is the country’s largest celebration of trails. America’s 200,000 …

New Store: Essential Gear at Affordable Prices

American Hiking’s online shop has a new home.  But don’t worry – all the gear you need at the great prices you want is still available for purchase. What’s not to love about buying cool gear at affordable prices – all while supporting AHS’ efforts to protect trails and …

AHS supports Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Xtreme Hikes

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, American Hiking Society attended Washington, DC’s 10th Annual Brewer’s Ball to support Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Xtreme Hike Series.  Part of CFF’s Endurance Sports Challenges, Xtreme Hikes encourage participants to raise money for CFF by getting friends and family to sponsor the participant’s completion of a 10-35 …

Partner Blog Launch

American Hiking Society is pleased to announce the launch of a new partner blog.  We will be showcasing the amazing work of our Alliance Organizations and Corporate Partners who support American Hiking Society’s mission to promote and protect the places you love to hike. 
The blog can be accessed through …

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