North Country Trail Association

Events

It is always recommended you contact the host Chapter or Affiliate organization prior to attending an event to confirm details.
This calendar is updated as often as possible but sudden changes to event details may not be reflected here.

Please always plan ahead to prepare for the activity you’re participating in. Contact the Chapter with questions prior to the event and educate yourself on Leave No Trace principles. All events hosted by the NCTA will follow the current Covid-19 guidelines, which are available for viewing on the Trail Alerts web page.

Date/Time
Event
May 20 - May 22
All Day

East End Maintenance Trip

Join the Border Route Trail Association (BRTA) on a multi-day maintenance trip! We’ll do a hiking and end-of-winter deadfall sweep on the Border Route Trail’s east end, just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), using hand tools and some power tools. Lots of hiking on the Border Route Trail, overlooking famous Pidgeon River […]

Hovland, Minnesota, Hovland Minnesota

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May 20 - May 23
All Day

South Lake Trail to Mucker Lake Flow Wilderness Maintenance Trip

Join the Border Route Trail Association (BRTA) on a multi-day maintenance trip! We will drive up to Grand Marais (Minn.) then to Rockwood Lodge for parking. We will backpack in to set up a basecamp at the campsite on the southeast bay of South Lake. On Saturday, clearing will be done on the Border Route […]

Grand Marais, Minnesota, Grand Marais Minnesota

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May 20 - May 22
4:00 pm - 11:00 am

Three Chapters Festival

Join the three NCTA Chapters of North Dakota – Central Flyway, Sheyenne River Valley, and Dakota Prairie – for a weekend-long festival! The event kicks off on Friday, May 20 with a Lisbon historical hike, and a variety of events will be offered throughout the weekend. Friday, May 20 Lisbon Historical Hike, 4:00 p.m. Meet […]

Lisbon, North Dakota, Lisbon North Dakota

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May 21
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Boogie with the Cows

Getting “mooving” with the NCTA Chief Noonday Chapter and boogie with the cows! Meet for a group hike at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (10461 N. 40th, Hickory Corners). Get warmed up by mooving and grooving to music before the hike. This hike is on natural surface and will go through the Kellogg Biological Forest to […]

W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners Michigan

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May 21
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Chequamegon Chapter Work Day

This is our May date for a NCTA Chequamegon Chapter workday. We could be making new Trail, installing a puncheon, building a campsite, or doing some other type of trail work. The precise nature of the work and the location is dependent upon weather, trail conditions, U.S. Forest Service approval, and available resources. A decision […]

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Drummond Wisconsin

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May 21
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Group Hike, Gordon Dam to Twin Bridges Road

Join the NCTA Brule-St. Croix Chapter for a group hike. Meet at Gordon Dam County Park at 9:00 a.m. (CT). We will leave most of the cars at the park and carpool to the start of the hike on E. Prairie Lane/Twin Bridges Road. The hike distance will be about five miles, finishing at Gordon […]

Gordon Dam County Park, Gordon Wisconsin

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May 21
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jonesville Riverfest

Visit the NCTA Chief Baw Beese Chapter at their roadside tent at the annual Jonesville Riverfest. Many other events and activities are available Volunteers are needed to hand out brochures and talk up the NCNST for an hour or two. No experience necessary. This is a great experience for anyone new to the NCTA. Festival […]

Downtown Jonesville, Jonesville Michigan

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May 21
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

NORTA Work Day

Join the Northwestern Ohio Rails-to-Trails Association (NORTA) for a work day on Saturday, May 21. Our primary goal will be to open up a new camping area for Wabash Cannonball Trail and North Country National Scenic Trail hikers west of Delta, Ohio. Lots of brush clearing, plus sign installation and blazing in the area. We […]

NORTA Maintenance Building, Delta Ohio

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May 21
9:00 am

Reroute Work Party, Superior Shoreline Chapter

The NCTA Superior Shoreline Chapter will be beginning a trail reroute project where beavers flooded existing Trail just west of Valley Spur Ski Area. Bring water and snacks for yourself. Tools will be provided. Parking is on the opposite side of M-94 on County Highway 2276, outside of Munising. Contact Charlie Todd with questions at […]

County Highway 2276, Munising Michigan

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May 21
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Work Party in the St. Mary's Section of the Buckeye Trail Association

Trail Crew Work Party – Miami & Erie Chapter of the Buckeye Trail Association on the North Country National Scenic Trail Here’s another chance to volunteer with the Buckeye Trail for a 5-day work party! We will be focusing on trail work in the St. Mary’s Section at Leighy Lake, and benching near Cole Shelter. […]

Lake Loramie State Park Group Camp, Minster OH

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This listing includes events hosted by NCTA Chapters and sometimes events hosted by Affiliate organizations. If an Affiliate’s event is not listed here, please check their organization’s website for details or confirmation.

The NCTA thanks Bell’s Brewery for their support of this events calendar development.