Our Stories

Flying High, Thanks to You

  Your contribution supported community cultivation, in a year when we experienced great distance from friends and family. The mental health value to our trail users this year? Priceless! Matt Davis, a Regional Trail Coordinator for the North Country Association, shares a silver lining in his region.   And this is only one great example […]

Why Felicia Supports the NCT

  When Felicia moved to Michigan to be closer to her soon-to-be husband, she desired a way to connect to her new community. Felicia also struggles with a lot of anxiety and depression, and hiking provides a healthy outlet to care for her mental health. She began exploring trails in her new town and noticed […]

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. […]