North Country Trail Association

Events - 1 Oct 22

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.

Sep 30 - Oct 02
4:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Blue Blaze Festival, Buckeye Trail Association

On the first Saturday of October, the Buckeye Trail Association (BTA) is hosting the Blue Blaze Festival, celebrating the Buckeye Trail with running, hiking and backpacking. This year there will be five options: Half marathon 10K 5K run/walk 10-mile Buckeye Trail hike Overnight backpacking experience All events are on the Buckeye Trail in the Wayne […]

Wayne National Forest, Nelsonville Ohio

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Oct 01
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pennsylvania Rigging Training

This is an introductory training to rigging. Participants will become familiar with the rigging equipment, working load limits, risk management for rigging, and communication for rigging operations. The goal is for the participant to feel confident leading simple, ground-pull systems with other volunteers. Attendance is limited to 12 participants. The training will be held in […]

Allegheny National Forest, Marienville Pennsylvania

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Oct 01
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

October Group Hike, Harbor Springs Chapter

Join the NCTA Harbor Springs Chapter on a group hike of Section 7 from Lakeview Parking lot to Sturgeon Bay Trail, 2.7 miles one way. Out-and-back hike; go as far as you like. No carpool. The Trail has many hills and follows forest covered sand dune ridges, with mainly hardwood forests. Meet at the Lakeview […]

Lakeview Trailhead, Carp Lake Michigan

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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.