Montco Trail Challenge

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TAKE THE CHALLENGE


Join us for the 5th annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge! The Montco Trail Challenge will run August 8 – December 6, 2020.

How to Participate



  1. Register yourself or any members of your household (including dogs).
  2. Print or download your official Montco Trail Challenge card. No paper trail cards will be distributed this year.
  3. Get out and go! Visit any of the 13 participating trails or two of your choosing as a “free space.”
  4. Take a picture of yourself, pet, or household members in front of an easily identifiable landmark or sign at the park or trail.
  5. Email photos to evanaulen@montcopa.org to receive credit for each location. Please include your name, how many household members participated, and name of the park/trail visited. 
  6. Visit 10 parks/trails by December 6th to receive an achievement earning! All earnings will be mailed at the end of the Challenge.
You do not have to walk, run or bike the entire trail to get credit for the challenge – just visit and enjoy to earn your recognitions!  

How many trails can you visit by December 6th?


Benefits of the Montco Trail Challenge



Montgomery County boasts over 92 miles of trails that connect greenways, waterways, and heritage. Most Montgomery County residents are located within a few miles of a wonderful trail experience!

A survey of 2019 Trail Challenge participants found:
  • 83.78% visited a new park or trail
  • 82.43% learned something new about their community
  • 85.14% walked more
  • 42.25% biked more
  • 28.17% ran more
  • 91.89% improved their physical health
  • 93.06% improved their mental health
  • 23.61% met friends

CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS, CO-WORKERS, AND OTHERS


Last year more than 1,500 people participated in the Trail Challenge. 

TRACK YOUR PROGRESS ON SOCIAL MEDIA


Use social media to post your pictures, recognitions, and encourage your friends to participate. Use the hashtag #MontcoTrailChallenge when you post! Look for your post to be shared on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Contact Us

  1. Montco Trail Challenge


    Office of Public Health
    1430 DeKalb Street
    PO Box 311
    Norristown, PA 19404-0311
    Phone: 610-278-5117
    Fax: 610-278-5167

    E-mail


    Useful Links


    MontcoPA Trails
    MontcoPA Parks
    MontcoPA Historic Sites

    Trail Challenge InfoRmation


    Rules & Guidelines
    Parks & Trails Info

    Maps


    Parks & Historic Sites Map
    Trail Network Map
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WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU OUT ON THE TRAILS!


The Montco Trail Challenge is a collaborative effort of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, Planning Commission,
Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites, and Commissioners.