Our Stories

2020 NCTA Award Winners

NCTA Honors Volunteers in Annual Awards Ceremony The North Country Trail Association honored noteworthy volunteers for their dedication to the support and development of the North Country National Scenic Trail. The Annual Awards ceremony took place as part of the organization’s Virtual Celebration with volunteers in attendance from across the 8-state region. Volunteers are the […]

#RecreateResponsibly and New Volunteer Guidance

  #RecreateResponsibly has given us excellent guidance for North Country Trail users. We hope these Volunteer Guidelines developed by our Task Force (a coalition of volunteers, staff and agency partners) will give similar guidance to our Trail Leaders, and empower them to make good decisions in the field as we return to the Trail.   […]

Happy 40th Birthday, North Country Trail!

  On March 5, 1980, Congress designated the North Country Trail as a National Scenic Trail. In the 40 years since, we have countless accomplishments to reflect on and take pride in. We’ve highlighted a few in this infographic, but please take a moment to read through our 2019 Trail Progress Report and keep an […]