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Project Spotlight: Arrowhead Reroute Begins

  In the late 80s and early 90s, Minnesota volunteer leaders approached the National Park Service (NPS). In the northeastern part of the state, the North Country National Scenic Trail’s (NCNST) route was far from ideal. Due to extensive wetlands in the Floodwood area, trail leaders were instead hoping the North Country Trail (NCT) could […]

SHTA Trail Renewal Program: Partnership Spotlight

  The Superior Hiking Trail Association (SHTA) is responsible for 310 miles of trail in northeastern Minnesota between the Wisconsin border near Jay Cooke State Park and the Border Route Trail near the Canadian border. The Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) stretches down to the Lake Superior coastline from near the Canada-Minnesota border to south of […]

Why Odin Supports the NCT

  Odin Wallace first discovered the North Country Trail while exploring Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and Itasca State Park with his family. Both places became favorite destinations and positive influence for their family. Little did Odin know that one day the community surrounding the NCT would bring healing and hope during a time of need. […]