American Hiking Society
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The American Hiking Society has three main avenues of action:
- Volunteerism and Outreach including Volunteer Vacations, which began in 1978  to mobilize volunteers to work on trail maintenance, and National Trails Day, which is held the first Saturday every June to spread awareness and celebrate hiking.
- Policy and Advocacy: working with Congress to develop hiker-friendly legislation and various federal agencies on implementation.
- Trail grants and assistance: the Society provides grants to local organizations for building and maintaining trails, providing nearly $50,000 of funding in 2007. Also, this organization heads up the Alliance of Hiking Organizations, a network of hiking and trail clubs from all over the country.