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Scouts: Are you up for the Hike 100 Challenge?

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The Hike 100 Challenge is under way and we already have finishers! The North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST), the longest of our country’s National Scenic Trails, offers a wealth of 2016-NPSCentennial-logo-lgnatural beauty throughout its 4,600 miles.

We invite scouting groups, their families and friends to join the celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial Anniversary in 2016 by completing the NCNST Hike 100 Challenge.

You may even be inspired to combine your mileage with stewardship projects or other activities towards earning scout badges!

What Scouts will receive for participating in the Hike 100 Challenge:



When you complete the challenge you will receive a commemorative Hike 100 patch and certificate.

Scouts walk North Country Trail
all Boy Scout photos courtesy of Lori Lothian

Plus we will send an exclusive National Park Service Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger patch just for participating.

Fun Adventures

Connect with our nearly 40 Chapters, Affiliates and Partners for events such as group hikes and service projects. There are activities going on year-round so it’s easy to find something fun to do on the trail!

Monthly Prizes and Giveaways!

Sign up for the Hike 100 Challenge and you will be automatically entered to win great giveaways and cool prizes from our sponsors.


You will receive our free toolkit which includes a tracking sheet to log your miles, 100 Ways to Enjoy the North Country Trail, and inspirational desktop downloads. Our website also has resources to plan your hike(s) such as trail alerts, maps, and GPS tracks.

Don’t let your scouts miss out on this opportunity!