Our Stories

Felicia Hokenstad: Volunteer Spotlight

  “I do not know if you see a recurring theme here,” said Felicia, “but I genuinely enjoy the outdoors and I take advantage of any opportunity that allows me to share that with others.” Felicia Hokenstad volunteers with the North Country Trail Hikers Chapter in Marquette, Michigan. She has been eager to increase her […]

Tom Walker: Volunteer Spotlight

  “Tom’s dedication and diligent work inspires the rest of us to volunteer,” stated Kay Kujawa, member of the Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter Roving Crew. Tom Walker is the Chapter President. Tom has been in a Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter leadership role and an active NCTA member for several years. He takes responsibility for organizing and leading: […]

NCTA Says Goodbye to the Schoolhouse

  The founding of the North Country Trail Association can be traced back to a group of visionary volunteers sitting around a kitchen table in a historic schoolhouse in White Cloud, Michigan. by Andrea Ketchmark, NCTA Executive Director For close to 40 years, the Birch Grove Schoolhouse has served the North Country Trail community in […]