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Join us in Hocking Hills

Join us April 26-29 in Hocking County, Ohio in partnership with the Buckeye Trail Association for our annual gathering: www.buckeyetrailfest.org.

About Us

Learn more about us and join our community of trail lovers.

Volunteer Resource Center

Check out our complete listing of volunteer resources and training, including the Chapter Leadership Handbook.

Holiday Shopping in the Trail Shop!

Find NCT swag, maps and more for everyone on your holiday list!

Hike 100 Challenge

Join us for the Hike 100 Challenge in 2017. Hike 100 miles and earn a special patch!

Award Nominations Due Feb.3

Now accepting award nominations for our Annual NCTA Awards.

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act!

On October 2nd 1968, President Johnson signed the National Trails System Act, recognizing the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails as the first two National Scenic Trails.</big? Since then, 9 other National Scenic Trails, 19 Historic Trails and hundreds of National Recreation Trails have been designated across the county. The North Country National Scenic Trail was added […]

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4 Hiking Safety Tips for Hunting Season

By Dan Watson, former NPS Volunteer Coordinator for the NCNST With the coming of fall foliage and cooler weather, trail volunteers and recreational hikers can expect to encounter hunting activity along the North Country Trail for the next several months. Because the North Country Trail crosses through a diverse compilation of landowners, including numerous types […]

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News from New Executive Director Andrea Ketchmark

by Andrea Ketchmark, Executive Director of the North Country Trail Association Hello North Country Trail Enthusiasts! I could not be more excited to step into the position of Executive Director of the North Country Trail Association. As Director of Trail Development, I’ve spent the past eight years working with our volunteers and partners across the […]