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The American Hiking Society and hiking superstar couple Jennifer Pharr Davis and Brew Davis are writing Families on Foot, a fun, engaging book that offers tools, tips, games, and activities for parents who want to connect their children to …

National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act

In 2013 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducted a study of U.S. Forest Service trails that revealed a $314 million backlog in trail maintenance and that only one fourth of all Forest Service trails met the agency’s standards for …

Find Your Park on a Volunteer Vacation

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016!  We invite you to help them celebrate by getting out and giving back at your favorite park or trail. We are thrilled to join the National Park Service as they kick off …

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Stephen Mather’s Inspiring Story and Indelible Legacy

By: Sam Hodder, President & CEO, Save the Redwoods League

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service! In 1916, the very idea of a parks system was in its infancy – and now, our world-class parks …

Destination New Year! First Day Hikes Start 2016 in a Positive Direction

By: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cleveland author, Diane Stresing

Thousands of people will start the First Day of the New Year with a hike. Why? The health benefits of being outside are impressive, but if you’re not ready to subscribe …

Black Friday Shoppers, Take a Hike!

Save the Redwoods League has always been about getting people outdoors to experience the wonders of nature — it’s been part of our mission since 1918. So when we heard about REI’s awesome #OptOutside campaign, we were inspired to …

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Americans Resolve to Hike 40 in 2016

Silver Spring, MD—American Hiking Society challenges every American to make 2016 the year you spend more time getting active in the great outdoors. In celebration of American Hiking Society’s 40th anniversary, people of all ages are committing to Hike 40 miles, 40 trails, or 40 unique hikes between New …

Hike the Hill 2016 Registration

Hike the Hill®
February 6-11, 2016
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC
Hike the Hill is a joint effort by
American Hiking Society & the Partnership for the National Trails System
Registration is now LIVE – register now for Hike the Hill 2016.

Hike the Hill registration includes:

Two pre-event policy briefing webinars
Sunday Issues Briefings and Buffet …

PARC Act Hurts Trails – Take Action!

Nov 18, 2015 – While the Senate has incorporated a slightly “tweaked” version of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) reauthorization into a piece of legislation that has already passed through committee with bipartisan support, the House Natural Resources Committee Chairman, Rob Bishop, has introduced an overhaul of LWCF …

Conservation nonprofit and California State Parks invite everyone to start a new Black Friday tradition

Save the Redwoods League to provide free day-use admission for anyone who visits a participating California redwood state park on the day after Thanksgiving

SAN FRANCISCO (November 18, 2015) — Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization in the world dedicated to protecting redwood forests throughout their natural ranges, today announced …

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Stephen Mather’s Inspiring Story and Indelible Legacy

By: Sam Hodder, President & CEO, Save the Redwoods League

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service! In 1916, the very idea of a parks system was in its infancy – and now, our world-class parks network is a treasured and fundamental part of our national …

Destination New Year! First Day Hikes Start 2016 in a Positive Direction

By: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cleveland author, Diane Stresing

Thousands of people will start the First Day of the New Year with a hike. Why? The health benefits of being outside are impressive, but if you’re not ready to subscribe to the joy-of-exercise theory, consider the more basic – and …

Black Friday Shoppers, Take a Hike!

Save the Redwoods League has always been about getting people outdoors to experience the wonders of nature — it’s been part of our mission since 1918. So when we heard about REI’s awesome #OptOutside campaign, we were inspired to help! In case you hadn’t heard, REI will be closed …

Top 10 Forests to Explore This Fall

By: Sam Hodder, President & CEO, Save the Redwoods League

The fall has always been my favorite season. Maybe because it means winter is coming — I love the snow — or because the memories are still fresh from a great summer, or because of the reminder of the cycle …

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