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WI-01 – Michigan State Line to Long Mile Lookout

**We are discontinuing our paper maps now that we have some of our free PDF maps available for you to download and print at home! For this segment, please refer to the  and  map sets.**   Included on this map: Iron County Forest, Chequamegon National Forest, Copper Falls State Park Welcome to the North Country […]

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Western Michigan Chapter

About the Chapter: Western Michigan is the NCTA largest chapter, with more than 300 members. We are a hard working, fun, diverse group of people of all ages who love the outdoors. The chapter organizes member activities such as: volunteer workdays, hikes and events. Most members live in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas. We currently have a […]

Couple Hikes all of NCT Kent County Michigan

We’ve loved hearing all of your stories from the Hike 100 Challenge during 2016. We heard stories of people who decided to hike a little bit in all 7 states, those who did all the border crossings, a woman who finished hiking all of Michigan, and now a couple who hiked all the miles in […]

Woman Hikes all of Michigan’s North Country Trail

Story and photos by Jo Oostveen “What bridge did you say?” I asked in a puzzled voice. “The Mackinaw Bridge”, he replied. I was standing at the water pump with the only other person at the Pinney Bridge campground, early that May morning in 2011. I spied him as he came in late the previous […]


Michigan – Upper Peninsula

In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the trail changes from a pathway through rural landscapes of rolling farmlands to a wilderness track. The U.P.’s prime scenery includes large lakes, old growth forests, rugged hills and the Lake Superior shoreline, all set amid some of the most remote, uninhabited country found on the North Country Trail. Explore by […]


Michigan – Lower Peninsula

Michigan offers a diverse range of hiking with 1,150 miles – the most miles in all 7 states. In Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, the Trail traverses over 500 miles through a variety of small towns, urban areas, state forests and game areas, and the Huron-Manistee National Forest, all while working its way to the Mighty Mackinac […]