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Next Generation Coalition Member Highlight

Dennis Olson, Minnesota Mid-October, Next Generation Coalition member Dennis Olson was invited to be a guest speaker at the Minnesota Recreational Trail Users Association board meeting. “I was very honored to have the opportunity to be able to speak in Itasca State Park and talk about my upcoming plans for the year, and what I […]

by Mike Goroski, North Dakota's only waterfall

6 Ways the North Country Trail is Better than a Gym Membership

It’s the season for getting back in shape, and taking an honest look at your health. No matter what state you find your health in as we kick off 2018, the North Country Trail has something to offer you. Here are 6 reasons the North Country Trail is better than a gym membership: It’s Less […]

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Why you should Join us in Fargo September 15-17

Why should you travel all the way out to Fargo, North Dakota for the Annual Celebration? In short: 3 Days of great, diverse hiking. When you register to join us in Fargo in September 15-17, you’ll be able to enjoy some urban hiking along the Red River of the North (yes, the one of repeated flooding […]


Join us for National Trails Day June 4

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 show your support for the North Country National Scenic Trail by celebrating with us and the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails. People are celebrating by joining group hikes, Trail Town celebrations, trail maintenance projects, picnics and potlucks, canoeing, camping, and even a parade! […]


Scouts: Are you up for the Hike 100 Challenge?

The Hike 100 Challenge is under way and we already have finishers! The North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST), the longest of our country’s National Scenic Trails, offers a wealth of natural beauty throughout its 4,600 miles. We invite scouting groups, their families and friends to join the celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial […]

New York Rendezvous Recap

September 10-13, we gathered with our friends from across our seven states to celebrate the North Country National Scenic Trail. Our partners at the Finger Lakes Trail Conference hosted us at Greek Peak and the beautiful Hope Lake Lodge. Together, we had a fabulous weekend of learning and hiking. Here is a sampling of the […]

3 Reasons to join us at the Rendezvous

The Rendezvous is coming September 10-13 in New York. There’s still time to join us for a fun weekend of hiking, learning, and connecting with others hikers and volunteers across the North Country Trail. Check out the full details of the weekend here. Registration ends August 6, so don’t delay and reserve your spot now! […]

Share your Love for the North Country Trail!

Do you love the North Country Trail? Here’s your chance to share your love with the world. In celebration of the National Park Service’s “Find Your Park” campaign, we are working with the NPS to create a video to show how awesome the North Country Trail is. How YOU can help and be a star […]