The Truckee Meadows Trails Challenge is a goal-oriented program exploring trails throughout the Truckee Meadows. Once registered, your challenge lasts for one year. Set a goal, go out and hike, and join the Parks Foundation every month by signing up for the guided, interpretive hike that focuses on the natural and cultural history of the area.
You must register as a Trails Challenge member to participate in this program.
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How it Works
1. SET YOUR GOAL
Become a registered member of the Trails Challenge and set a goal for how many miles you want to accomplish within one year of signing up for the Trails Challenge. If you are a Washoe County School District employee keep in mind you have until December 31st to complete the Trails Challenge.
2. SELECT YOUR TRAILS
After you become a registered member, you will receive an email and a welcome packet with tools to get you started. These include our Trail Log to track your miles and the Truckee Meadows Trail Guide which contains a list of Washoe County trails. Decide which trails are right for you and...
3. GET OUT AND EXPLORE!
4. LOG YOUR TRAILS AS YOU GO
When you complete a trail, record it in your provided trail log. All miles you hike, regardless of where or who you are with, count towards your goal! Remember to give yourself a pat on the back - you’re on your way to accomplishing your goal!
5. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED TRAIL LOG
Your Trails Challenge membership ends one year from the date that you signed up. Upon nearing the end of your subscription year, remember to send us your completed trails log! You can send your log by email to email@example.com or mail it to 50 Cowan Drive, Reno NV 89509. Soon after, you can pick up your completion gifts!
Challenge Levels include:
Pathfinder: 5 miles of completed trails
Explorer: 10 miles of completed trails
Adventurer: 25 miles of completed trails
Voyager: 50 miles of completed trails
Conqueror: 100 miles of completed trails
Your miles are not limited to these boundaries!
Trails Challenge Participation Rates
Families are encouraged to take the challenge together!
Every additional adult $35.00
(13 years old or older)
(12 years old or younger)
Need Help Completing the Trails Challenge?
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation offers monthly guided hikes for trails challenge registrants. These guided hikes have a unique theme every month and are a great way to learn about the trails we're exploring.
Monthly guided hikes with Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation focusing on local flora and fauna, history, and more!
Access to the TMTC monthly Newsletter
The opportunity to learn about the local ecosystem
PDF/physical copy of our Trail Log and the Truckee Meadows Trails Guide, which contains information and maps on most of our trails
Being a part of a community of hikers!
Access to safe and enthusiastic hiking partners
The satisfaction of meeting your goal and becoming a healthier you!