Check the latest Summer Challenge trail conditions.


Join over 5000+ outsiders hitting the trails and observing nature to raise money for a good cause.

The WNY Winter Challenge runs December – March featuring 20 trails through snowy WNY.

Past Challenges

The WNY Urban Treks Challenge runs from June 15 – October 15 featuring 12 urban treks in WNY.

The Finger Lakes Hiking Challenge runs from June 1 – November 18 featuring 30 trails throughout the Finger Lakes region.

The Spring Birding Challenge runs from April 22 – June 30 featuring 15 hotspots in WNY.

The Buffalo Audubon Society Nature Challenge runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

The WNY Hiking Challenge runs from May 1 – November 18 featuring 32 trails throughout WNY.

Other Local Challenges

The Finger Lakes Trail Conference’s annual challenge is back – with a twist! In celebration of our 60th Anniversary Year, we’re upping the ante and challenging you to complete SIXTY miles on the Finger Lakes Trail this year for the FLT60!

Trail Otter’s Hiked ‘Em All Challenge – hike all the open trails in the Letchworth State Park Official Map & Guide, any time of year, and join The Hike Letchworth Hiked ‘Em All Club.

Survival of the Fitness’s ROC6PACK – Complete 6 of 10 Challenge Hikes & visit 6 of 10 Corresponding Breweries