Alliance of Hiking Organizations

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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.

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Last updated: 1.23.15

Alliance OrganizationCityStateWebsiteStatus
Trails for IllinoisHomewoodIL
Appalachian Trail ConservancyHarpers FerryWV
Mid-Atlantic Hiking GroupSilver SpringMD
Washington Trails AssociationSeattleWA
Ozark Highlands Trail AssociationFayettevilleARozarkhighlandstrail.comBronze
Chatham Trails AssociationAnn ArborMI
Potomac Appalachian Trail ClubViennaVA
Adirondack Forty-SixersCadyvilleNY
Florida Trail AssociationGainesvilleFL
Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail ClubLynchburgVAhttp://nbatc.orgBronze
Finger Lakes Trail ConferenceMount MorrisNY
Susquehanna Appalachian Trail ClubHarrisburgPA
Bay Area Ridge Trail CouncilSan FranciscoCA
Pacific Crest Trail AssociationSacramentoCAhttp://www.pcta.orgBronze
Chinook Trail AssociationVancouverWA
Benton MacKaye Trail AssociationCherrylogGA
Georgia Appalachian Trail ClubAtlantaGAhttp://www.georgia-atclub.orgBronze
The Green Mountain ClubWaterbury CenterVThttp://www.greenmountainclub.orgBronze
Foothills Trail ClubClarenceNYhttp://www.foothillstrailclub.orgBronze
Volunteers for Outdoor ColoradoDenverCO
Ozark Greenways, Inc.SpringfieldMO
Trails and Open Space CoalitionColorado SpringsCO
Trail Mix Inc.JuneauAKhttp://www.Juneautrails.orgBronze
Red Lodge Hiking ClubRed LodgeMTBronze
Palmetto Conservation Foundation - Palmetto TrailColumbiaSC
Orinda Hiking ClubOrindaCA
New York - New Jersey Trail ConferenceMahwahNJhttp://www.nynjtc.orgBronze
Carolina Mountain ClubAshevilleNC
Nantahala Hiking ClubFranklinNChttp://www.nantahalahikingclub.orgBronze
Eldorado National Forest Interpretive Assoc.PlacervilleCA
Crescent Trail Hiking Association, Inc.FairportNY
City of Fort Collins, Natural Areas DeptFort CollinsCOBronze
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, Inc.BasaltCOhttp://www.rfov.orgBronze
New Mexico Rails-to-Trails AssociationCloudcroftNM
Gallatin Valley Land TrustBozemanMT
Colorado Fourteeners InitiativeGoldenCO
Colorado Mountain ClubGoldenCOhttp://www.cmc.orgBronze
Rivanna Trails FoundationCharlottesvilleVAhttp://www.rivannatrails.orgBronze
Piedmont Hiking and Outing ClubGreensboroNC
Trails 2000DurangoCO
Smoky Mountains Hiking ClubKnoxvilleTNhttp://www.smhclub.orgBronze
Lone Star Hiking Trail ClubHoustonTXhttp://www.lshtclub.comBronze
Bob Marshall Wilderness FoundationHungry HorseMT
Tennessee Trails AssociationNashvilleTNhttp://www.tennessetrails.orgBronze
Volunteers for Outdoor WashingtonSeattleWA
Adirondack Mountain ClubLake GeorgeNYhttp://www.adk.orgBronze
Arizona Trail AssociationTucsonAZ
Trail CenterPalo AltoCAhttp://www.trailcenter.orgBronze
Hoosier Hikers CouncilMartinsvilleIN
American Discovery Trail SocietyWashingtonDChttp://www.discoverytrail.orgBronze
Louisiana Hiking ClubSaint AmantLA
ADK - Black River ChapterRodmanNYhttp://www.blackriveradk.orgBronze
Tahoe Rim Trail AssociationStatelineNVhttp://www.tahoerimtrail.orgBronze
East Coast Greenway AllianceDurhamNChttp://www.greenway.orgBronze
Friends of the Mountains to Sea TrailRaleighNC
The Colorado Trail FoundationGoldenCOhttp://www.coloradotrail.orgBronze
Camp Tuscazoar Foundation, Inc.Mineral CityOH
Randolph Mountain ClubGorhamNHhttp://www.randolphmountainclub.orgBronze
Blue Ridge Center for Environmental StewardshipPurcellvilleVA
Volunteers for Outdoor ArizonaTempeAZ
Teatown Lake ReservationOssiningNY
Cayuga Trails ClubIthacaNYhttp://www.cayugatrailsclub.orgBronze
Friends of Van Cortlandt ParkBronxNY
Joe's Trail, Inc.CascadeMTBronze
Mon River Trails ConservancyMorgantownWV
New Mexico Volunteers for the OutdoorsAlbuquerqueNM
Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.RoanokeVA
Chattanooga Hiking ClubChattanoogaTN
Friends of Piedra LisaAlbuquerqueNMBronze
Catskill 3500 Club, Inc.PittsfieldMA
Hiwassee Hiking ClubNiotaTN
Potomac Heritage Trail AssociationMc LeanVA
Mountain High HikersBlairsvilleGAhttp://www.mountainhighhikers.orgBronze
Potomac ConservancySilver SpringMD
Nelson County Parks & RecLovingstonVA
Mississippi Tourism DivisionJacksonMShttp://www.visitmississippi.orgBronze
Rocky Mountain Field InstituteColorado SpringsCOhttp://www.rmfi.orgBronze
St. Croix Hiking AssociationKingshillVI
Northwest Youth CorpsEugeneOR
Southeastern Climbers CoalitionChattanoogaTN
The Forest Park ConservancyPortlandOR
Catskill Mountain ClubMargaretvilleNY
National Coast Trail AssociationPortlandOR
National Park Service - RTCAAnchorageAK
Kennebec Messalonskee TrailsWinslowME
Kennesaw Mountain Trail ClubMariettaGA
Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT)Hot SpringsARhttp://www.friendsOT.orgBronze
Cherokee Hiking ClubBentonTN
Sand Creek Regional Greenway PartnershipDenverCOhttp://www.sandcreekgreenway.orgBronze
Santa Barbara County Trails CouncilSanta BarbaraCAhttp://sbtrails.orgBronze
Montana Conservation CorpsBozemanMThttp://www.mtcorps.orgBronze
Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter of the NCTARudyardMI
Mohican Trails ClubWoosterOHBronze
Tyler ArboretumMediaPAhttp://www.tylerarboretum.orgBronze
Friends of the Columbia GorgePortlandOR
Essex County Trail AssociationHamiltonMA
Friends of the InyoBishopCA
Women Outdoors, Inc.NorthamptonMA
Lake George Land ConservancyBolton LandingNY
Linn County IOWA ConservationToddvilleIA
Friends of BlackwaterCharlestonWVhttp://www.saveblackwater.orgBronze
San Diego River Park FoundationSan DiegoCA
Pfeiffer Nature CenterPortvilleNY
National Smokejumper AssociationColorado SpringsCOhttp://www.smokejumpers.comBronze
Greater Yellowstone CoalitionBozemanMT
Watershed Association of the Tellico ReservoirLoudonTNhttp://www.tellicowater.orgBronze
Friends of Government CanyonSan AntonioTXBronze
Five Rivers MetroParks Outdoor RecreationDaytonOH
Margaret and Luke Pettit Environmental PreserveCartersvilleGA
Victor Hiking Trails, Inc.VictorNY
Standing Stone Trail Club, Inc.MechanicsburgPA
Friends of the WissahickonPhiladelphiaPAhttp://www.fow.orgBronze
Friends of the Mines of SpainDubuqueIA
Corvallis-to-the-Sea Trail PartnershipCorvallisOR
Cross Vermont Trail AssociationMontpelierVT
Community Hiking ClubNewhallCAhttp://www.communityhikingclub.orgBronze
Iditarod Historic Trail AllianceAnchorageAKhttp://www.iditarodnationalhistorictrail.orgBronze
Wilmington Trail ClubNewarkDE
McDowell Sonoran ConservancyScottsdaleAZ
Kanawha Trail Club Inc.CharlestonWV
Vermont Youth Conservation CorpRichmondVT
Southern Conservation TrustPeachtree CityGA
Friends of Nevada WildernessRenoNV
Anza Trail Coalition of ArizonaTubacAZ
Foothills Conservancy of NCMorgantonNC
Border Route Trail Association, IncMinneapolisMN
Selway Bitterroot FoundationBoiseID
Newton Marasco FoundationArlingtonVA
Champaign County Forest Preserve DistrictMahometIL
Carolina Mountain Land ConservancyHendersonvilleNC
Friends of Scotchman Peaks WildernessSandpointID
Friends of Thorn Creek WoodsRichton ParkILBronze
Culture and Heritage MuseumsMc ConnellsSC
Friends of V.I. National ParkSt JohnVI
Newman YMCASeekonkMA
Southern Arizona Hiking ClubTucsonAZ
Sierra Buttes Trail StewardshipClioCA
Valley Mountain Bikers and HikersPalmerAK
Teaneck Creek ConservancyTeaneckNJ
Idaho Trails AssociationBoiseID
Conejo Open Space FoundationThousand OaksCA
Cumberland Valley Appalachian Trail ClubMechanicsburgPA
Wilderness InternationalCanbyOR
Horse-Shoe Trail ConservancyWaynePA
Norfolk Land TrustNorfolkCTBronze
The Nature Conservancy of KentuckyLexingtonKY
Great Eastern Trail AssociationFront RoyalVA
Pennsylvania Parks & Forests FoundationCamp HillPA
Maah Daah Hey Trail AssociationDickinsonND
Friends of Lake Barkley SRPCadizKY
Red Mountain Greenway & Recreational Area CommissiBirminghamAL
San Bernardino National Forest AssociationSan BernardinoCA
Girdwood Trails CommitteeGirdwoodAK
Dolan Springs Trail SystemDolan SpringsAZ
San Juan County Land BankFriday HarborWA
Connecticut Forest & Park AssociationRockfallCThttp://www.ctwoodlands.orgBronze
Butler Outdoor ClubSlippery RockPA
Ozark Society, IncLittle RockARhttp://www.ozarksociety.netBronze
Conservation Volunteers International ProgramBrionesCAhttp://www.conservationvip.orgBronze
Navajo YESTeec Nos PosAZ
Armand Bayou Nature CenterHoustonTX
Pocono Environmental Education CenterDingmans FerryPA
Friends of the Monmouth County Park SystemLincroftNJ
Town of Silver CliffSilver CliffCO
September 11st National Memorial Trail AllianceWoodbridgeVA
Morven ParkLeesburgVA
IWRAGrosse IleMI
Commonweal ConservancySanta FeNM
Friends of the Allentown ParksAllentownPA
Ferry County Rail Trail PartnersMaloWA
Stanley Park of WestfieldWestfieldMA
Cape Horn ConservancyWashougalWA
NC Museum of Natural SciencesRaleighNC
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and ParkGansevoortNY
Friends of the Pend d'Oreille Bay TrailSandpointID
Utah Conservation CorpsLoganUT
Friends of Hemlock BluffsCaryNC
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National ParkPeninsulaOH
The Vilda FoundationFairfaxCA
Swan View CoalitionKalispellMT
NC High Peaks Trail Assoc.BurnsvilleNC
Applegate Trails AssociationJacksonvilleOR
The Rockfall FoundationMiddletownCT
Northern CA Regional Land TrustChicoCA
Friends of Harbison State ForestColumbiaSC
Sterling Falls Gorge Natural Area TrustStoweVT
California State Coastal ConvservancyOaklandCA
Montana Wilderness AssociationKalispellMT
Development Authority of the North Country SWMFRodmanNY
Northern Tier High Adventure, BSAElyMN
Dan River Basin AssociationEdenNC
Battle Creek Nature Education SocietyNorth BeachMD
DeSoto County Greenways and ParksHernandoMS
Rock Trail CoalitionJanesvilleWI
Shaker Lakes Nature CenterClevelandOH
Slide RanchSausalitoCA
Friends of Sleeping Bear DunesEmpireMI
Society for the Protection of NH ForestsConcordNH
Wissahickon Valley Watershed AssociationAmblerPA
Mendocino Land TrustMendocinoCA
Vinalhaven Land TrustVinalhavenME
Friends of Woodland ParkHoustonTX
Covered Bridge Gateway Trails AssociationRockvilleIN
The Sheltowee Trace AssociationTollesboroKY
Mountain Watershed Association, Inc.MelcroftPA
YMCA Camp GreenvilleGreenvilleSC
Eagle River Nature CenterEagle RiverAK
Mohonk PreserveNew PaltzNY
Great River Land TrustEast HartfordCTBronze
Sugar Grove Nature CenterMc LeanIL
Environmental Center of SLO CountySan Luis ObispoCA
Madison BywaysEnnisMT
Elkin Valley Trails AssociationElkinNC
Incline FriendsColorado SpringsCO
Lone Star Hiking Trail Conservancy, IncSpringTX
Florida Hikes!SanfordFL
Continental Divide Trail CoalitionPineCO
St. Simons Land TrustSaint Simons IslandGA
Shoreline Greenway Trail, IncBranfordCT
Friends of Juniper FlatsVictorvilleCABronze
Friends of State Parks, Mat-SuPalmerAKBronze
Friends of Don Carter State ParkGainesvilleGA
Voyageurs National Park AssociationMinneapolisMN
FANs of the Deschutes Canyon AreaTerrebonneOR
North Chickamauga Creek ConservancyHixsonTN
Tanglewood Nature Center & MuseumElmiraNY
Washington Road Community TrailWestminsterMD
Anchorage Park FoundationAnchorageAK
Hiram College James H. Barrow Field StationGarrettsvilleOH
St. Edward's UniversityAustinTX
Clearfield County Conservation DistrictClearfieldPA
Urban Ecology CenterMilwaukeeWI
Stone Mountain Memorial AssociationStone MountainGA
Titusville Redevelopment AuthorityTitusvillePA
Heckrodt Wetland ReserveMenashaWI
Hill-Stead MuseumAvonCT
Mason County 4-H Summer Forestry Leadership PrograSheltonWA
Grand Teton National Park FoundationMooseWY
City of New Bern, NCNew BernNC
Warner Community Resource CenterWarner SpringsCABronze
Friends of WildwoodAlansonMIBronze
Connecticut River Watershed CouncilGreenfieldMA
Partners for Active LivingSpartanburgSC
Friends of Trempealeau RefugeTrempealeauWIBronze
Friends of Iroquois NWRBasomNY
Poudre Wilderness VolunteersFort CollinsCO
Whitefish Legacy PartnersWhitefishMT
City of SocorroSocorroNM
El Cerrito Trail TrekkersEl CerritoCA
Marion County Parks & Recreation CommissionFairmontWV
Mount Washington Community Development CorpPittsburghPA
Tar River Land ConservancyLouisburgNC
Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness FoundationRed LodgeMT
Arroyos & Foothills ConservancyAltadenaCA
Friends of Wallkill River NWRSussexNJ
Hikers of the BluegrassLexingtonKY
Gorge Preservation SocietyCanyon LakeTX
Town of SuperiorSuperiorCO
River Parks FoundationTulsaOK
The Grad FoundationLas VegasNVhttp://www.thegradfoundation.orgBronze
Howard County Rec & ParksColumbiaMD
Knobstone Hiking Trail AssociationMartinsvilleINKnobstoneHikingTrailAssociation@gmail.orgBronze
Hike It BabyPortlandORhttp://www.hikeitbaby.comBronze
Indiana InvadersIndianapolisIN
Bryce CanyonSaint GeorgeUTbrycecanyon.comBronze
River Action, Inc.DavenportIA
Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation CommissionAnn ArborMIparks.ewashtenaw.orgBronze
Memphis Museums, Inc. dba Lichterman Nature CenterMemphisTNhttp://www.memphismuseums.orgBronze
Southwest Michigan Land ConservancyPortageMIhttp://www.swmlc.orgBronze
Wilderness CorpsMontereyCAhttp://www.wildernesscorps.orgBronze
Alpine Trails AssociationMarkleevilleCAalpinetrails.orgBronze
Warfighter FoundationHoustonTXhttp://www.warfighterfoundation.orgBronze
Latino OutdoorsCapitolaCA
Seeds Youth Conservation CorpsTraverse CityMIhttp://www.ecoseeds.orgBronze
Para la NaturalezaSan JuanPR
Friends of Tennessee National Wildlife RefugeSpringvilleTNhttp://www.tnwrfriends.orgBronze
Greenbelt Land TrustCorvallisORhttp://www.greenbeltlandtrust.orgBronze
Tracks, Inc.LakesideAZhttp://www.tracks-pinetop-lakeside.orgBronze
Jacob's Pillow Dance FestivalBecketMAhttp://www.jacobspillow.orgBronze
Sweetbriar Nature CenterSmithtownNYhttp://www.sweetbriarnc.orgBronze
Carolina Thread TrailColumbiaSC
Ellerbe Creek Watershed AssocationDurhamNC
Great Shasta Rail Trail AssociationMccloudCAhttp://www.greatshastarailtrail.orgBronze
Riverside County Regional Park and Open-SpaceMoreno ValleyCAhttp://www.rivcoparks.orgBronze
Mississippi Valley ConservancyLa CrosseWI
Bedford Audubon SocietyKatonahNYhttp://www.bedfordaudubon.orgBronze
Wilderness Louisville, Inc.FairdaleKYhttp://www.wildernesslouisville.orgBronze
Oregon Department of ForestryTillamookOR
Superior Hiking Trail AssociationTwo HarborsMN
West Texas Trail Walkers IncSchulenburgTX
Cuyahoga Valley Trails CouncilPeninsulaOH
Ice Age Trail AllianceCross PlainsWI
West Virginia Scenic Trails AssociationCharlestonWV
Hawaiian Trail & Mountain ClubHonoluluHI
Pacific Northwest Trail AssociationSedro WoolleyWAhttp://www.pnt.orgBronze
Pine Mountain Trail ConferenceWhitesburgKYhttp://pinemountaintrail.comBronze
Sitka Trail Works, Inc.SitkaAK
Carteret County Wildlife ClubMorehead CityNC
Boundary Waters Advisory CommitteeCottage GroveMN
Champlain Area TrailsWestportNY
Outside Las Vegas FoundationLas VegasNV
A Time for ScienceAydenNC
Siskiyou Upland Trails AssocJacksonvilleOR
Troy UniversityTroyAL
Point Reyes National Seashore AssnPoint Reyes StationCA
Klickitat Trail ConservancyLyleWA
San Juan Mountains AssociationDurangoCO
North Country Trail AssociationLowellMIhttp://www.NorthCountryTrail.orgBronze
Adventures For WomenMidland ParkNJ
Appalachian Mountain ClubBretton WoodsNH