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Thanks for visiting the NCTA at the Expo!

Thanks for your interest in the North Country National Scenic Trail (the NCT for short) in the Upper Midwest. We were excited to host a booth at the Outdoor Adventure Expo April 22-24 in Minnesota. We hope you’ll find this information useful and that it will help you become engaged with the Trail in 2016 […]

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 […]

Sled Dogs help GPS the Trail

Matt Rowbotham, our GIS Coordinator, recently did some GPS work in the Pere Marquette State Forest just west of Kalkaska, Michigan. But the way he did his GPS work, was a bit unique. We thought you might enjoy hearing how Matt uses his sled dogs to help GPS the North Country National Scenic Trail. I […]