Dear Order of the Arrow Member,
American Hiking Society is excited to be a partner with the Order of
the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America. We would like to introduce you to American
Hiking Society and our National Trails Day® and share how you can be part
of the nation's largest trails celebration!
Since its founding in 1976, American Hiking Society has been the only
national voice for hikers - dedicated to promoting and protecting America's
hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas and the hiking experience.
American Hiking Society works every day by speaking for hikers in the
halls of Congress and with federal land managers, building and maintaining
hiking trails, educating and supporting hikers by providing information
and resources, and supporting hiking and trail organizations nationwide.
On June 4, 2011, American Hiking Society and outdoor enthusiasts across
the country will participate in the 18th annual National Trails Day® (NTD),
a long-standing celebration of America's magnificent trail system. More
than 1,500 events will take place around the country including trail maintenance
projects, hikes, paddle trip, bike and horseback rides, wildlife viewing
activities, running and trail celebrations, and so much more!
Happy National Trails Day and Happy Trails,
Trail Programs Manager