NEW! The National Aviary’s first-ever Hike-A-Thon presented by UPMC Health Plan begins September 1, 2021 and registration is open now!

Hike, bike, birdwatch, or explore from wherever you are, and support the National Aviary’s work to save birds and protect their habitats!

During the month of September, however and wherever you get outside, virtually log your miles, engage your friends, compete to win great prizes, and raise funds for the National Aviary.

Register for just $35 to receive a welcome packet, including a limited edition Hike-A-Thon T-shirt, or participate for free!

Once you register, you can create a team or a fundraising page for your family and friends to support you! Participants will receive instructions to log their activity and stay connected to the National Aviary with Strava, or track your participation on your own.

Check out our Participant and Event Resources for ideas on how to fundraise, your printable mileage log, and more! For corporations, learn how to become a Corporate Sponsor!

Get active and have fun while you support the National Aviary’s mission to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds!

Register Today! Donate to Support a Participant

Printable Registration Forms can be mailed with a check made out to National Aviary at 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Watch and learn how to register today!


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or email us.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Everest Level Sponsor

Kilimanjaro Level Sponsors

Peoples An Essential Utilities Company

Fuji Level Sponsors

Rich Caruso
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sewickley
Excel Sportswear
The Wilson Group KW23

Pikes Peak Level Sponsors

Desmone Architects
FHLBank Pittsburgh
Maher Duessel


Eat’n Park
Employers Medical Access Partnership
EPIC Metals Corporation
Federated Investors Foundation, Inc.
In the Bag Promotions
L.L.Bean – Ross Park Mall
McKamish, Inc.
Weber Group
West Penn Laco

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