National Park Service
The National Park Service administers the North Country National Scenic Trail, providing management oversight to the entire trail by working with the federal agencies, state and local governments, private organizations, landowners and land users and providing guidance to NCTA as a partner.
The NPS provides: funding for trail projects, planning and decisions on trail routing, trail tools, supplies and signage for volunteers, trail certification guidelines and volunteer support through the VIP program. Find out a little more about the National Park Service on their website.Read “What does the NPS staff in Madison do, anyway?”, a series of articles published in the North Star by Tom Gilbert.
National Park Service staff:
Mark Weaver, Superintendent, North Country National Scenic Trail – Lowell, MI
Dan Watson, Volunteer Coordinator, North Country and the Ice Age National Scenic Trails – St. Paul, MN
PO Box 288
Lowell, MI 49331