American Hiking Society

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American Hiking Society (AHS)

Address:1422 Fenwick Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Established: 1976. Description:Dedicated to preserving and expanding public and private trails and protecting the interest of hikers. Educates the public on the benefits of hiking and trails. Maintains a public information service. Sponsors volunteer trips to build and maintain trails. Members: 5,000. Dues: $30/year.
Publications: American Hiker magazine (quarterly); free to members.

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We have a saying among hikers, 'Cotton is rotten,'" says Seth Levy, who works for the American Hiking Society.
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HIKE TO HEALTH: Get in shape and help our national parks by joining the Volunteer Vacation program, run by the American Hiking Society.
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National Trails Day was organized first by the American Hiking Society.

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