Special Events

The North Country Trail Association has hundreds of events along the Trail each year.

Here are a few of the biggest events that you don’t want to miss. Click on each to find out the details and how to register. Check our calendar of events for a full listing of events by state.

Hike 100 Challenge 2020

Location: Trail-wide
Hike 100 Challenge: During 2020, we are hosting the Hike 100 Challenge for the fifth consecutive year. Hike 100 miles on the NCT and receive a special edition patch!
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Allegheny 100 Challenge

Location: Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania
The Allegheny 100 Challenge: This challenge occurs each June, and is hosted by the Allegheny National Forest Chapter in Pennsylvania.
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Allegheny 100 mile hiking challenge

National Trails Day

Location: Trail-wide
National Trails Day: Organized by the American Hiking Society, it occurs each year on the first Saturday in June. NCTA Chapters host events across the Trail.

North Country National Scenic Trail Day

Location: Trail-wide
Whether you join a local Chapter for a hike, or go out on the Trail with your family and friends, help us celebrate the nation’s longest National Scenic Trail coinciding with National Public Lands Day.
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Find an NCNST Day event near you