Our Stories

Eric Campbell: Crew Leader Spotlight

  “Leading groups on canoe trips has been a part of my life for years, it was easy to commit to this work,” wrote Eric Campbell. “I didn’t at the time know much about the Kek Trail but I could see myself leading a group. I saw this volunteer possibility as a wonderful opportunity to […]

Sarah Collier: Crew Leader Spotlight

  “I learned a lot of useful information,” Sarah reflected, “especially when it came to teaching people on the crew new skills and how to handle a medical emergency. “ Sarah Collier, President Trainee of the NCTA Western Michigan Chapter, attended one of the North Country Trail Association’s Crew Leader trainings in 2019. The NCTA […]

Sheyenne River State Forest: Partner Spotlight

  Over 400 miles of the North Country Trail cross North Dakota, including its Sheyenne River State Forest in the southeastern part of the state. Thanks to our partnership with the State Forest, the NCT is secure through this scenic spot and allows hikers to view North Dakota’s only waterfall. “In 1975, the North Dakota […]