North Country Trail Association

Events - 1 Apr 23

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.

Mar 31 - Apr 09
All Day

Self-Guided Nature Hike, Dakota Prairie Chapter

The NCTA Dakota Prairie Chapter is offering a self-guided hike opportunity to explore the NCNST in North Dakota. Hike the 2.5-mile loop through the Ekre Grassland Preserve at any time from March 31 through April 9. Learn about nature, history, and the North Country National Scenic Trail. There will be informational flyers posted. For further […]

Ekre Grassland Preserve, Walcott North Dakota

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Apr 01
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Harbor Springs Chapter Group Hike

Hike section 5A south towards Beckon Road – 1.5 miles Mileage is one way. Hike out and back, as far as you want to go. Meet at Division and Dzedzie Road intersection 2922 Division Road, Pellston, MI 49769 Side road parking on Dzedzie Road This section crosses the property of the BlissFest Music Organization, following […]

Division and Dzedzie Road, Pellston Michigan

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Apr 01
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Newaygo County Workday, Western Michigan Chapter

This will be the first workday of the year for the NCTA Western Michigan Chapter, and we will be working on a trail reroute in the Croton (Mich.) area. No specific skills needed, just desire to help. All tools and instructions provided. If interested contact Steve Hatting at

Croton Township, Croton Township Michigan

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Apr 01
10:00 am

Spirit of the Woods Chapter: April Hike, Northwest Lower Peninsula

Hike with our Spirit of the Woods Chapter on Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. (no foolin’) for a hike on the North Country National Scenic Trail leaving from the trailhead on 76th Street and hiking south. We will be parking in a small parking lot on 76th Street. The Forest Service does not charge […]


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Apr 01
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Allegheny National Forest Chapter: April Guided Night Hike

Join our Allegheny National Forest Chapter’s first night hike! If you’ve never hiked at night and would like to do so with experienced guides, this is the time to try. Hiking at night is an essential skill to have for participating in the longer distances of the Allegheny-100 Hiking Challenge, so we encourage you to […]

Henrys Mills / Route 666 Trailhead, Sheffield Pennsylvania

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This listing occasionally includes events hosted by Affiliate organizations (not NCTA Chapters). 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.