National Trails Day® is an annual event hosted by the American Hiking Society that encourages support of and use of America’s public trails. Its always held on the first Saturday in June. Trails are an important part of urban and rural communities and have a positive impact on people's mental and physical health.
National Trails Day® is a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. Thousands of hikers, bikers, rowers, horseback riders, trail clubs, federal and local agencies, land trusts, and businesses come together in partnership to advocate for, maintain, and clean up public lands and trails.”
Ways individuals can support trails by hiking, walking, and riding local trails. One can also become a volunteer with trail organizations as well as participate in trail cleaning events. For more information, visit the American Hiking Society website.
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