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Superior Partnership

  The Superior National Forest is a 3.9-million-acre mix of boreal forest and water, located in the tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead Region. It dates back to a proclamation by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1909 and is administered by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) from five ranger district offices and a supervisors’ office in Duluth. About […]

Identifying NCT Route in Minnesota’s “Big Gap Area”

  The NCTA has partnered with the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) planning organization to help identify NCT route possibilities in two parts of the Arrowhead reroute’s “Big Gap Area.” One of the areas the NCTA Arrowhead Chapter will start with is located north of the existing NCT by CR-61. It contains many iron mining […]

Volunteer Spotlight: American Hiking Society Volunteer Vacation, Border Route Trail

  “The encouragement of cooperation and the show of respect for all participants, [U.S.] Forest service personnel, the Rockwood Lodge, local businesses, and campers serves as inspiration to participate in such opportunities.” (Sarah Eisenberg, trip participant) Matt Davis, NCTA Regional Trail Coordinator (North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and Blair Sullivan of Wichita, Kan. recently led an […]