National Trails Day Nature Hike with the Arrowhead Chapter


June 3, 2023    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Prairie River Section NCT
7GP3+4J Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744

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Join the Arrowhead Chapter at 1:00 on Saturday, June 3rd on National Trails Day for a nature hike led by local trails enthusiast “Hot Beef”! (See more about National Trails Day here.

The hike is approximately 3 miles along the Prairie River section of the North Country Trail. There will be a hike lead and a sweep, so all levels and styles of hikers welcome – come solo or bring the fam!

Our trail lead, Zach “Hot Beef” Johns is a 17-year Superior Hiking Trail volunteer and founder of the IRC Adventure Club. Carolin Humpal is our sweep and an invaluable Arrowhead Chapter board member and volunteer.

Make sure to bring all that you would need to make your hiking experience a pleasure. We will practice LNT values along this hike.

Location Details:

NCT-MN Map 055 on Avenza – mile makers 300 to 97.5

* 1:00 Meet at the end of our route (car drop-off)
Grand Rapids, Minnesota (east side of Co. Rd. 61 just east of the Prairie River Bridge across the road from the Prairie Lake boat landing parking lot and it’s also known as the North Country Trail / Mesabi Trail parking lot)
GPS: 47.28540 -93.49592
Google code: 7GP3+4J

* We will carpool/group shuttle to the hike start at the end of 27th Ave north the street right before the Prairie River highway 169 bridge between there and the ICC traffic light (west side of road, limited parking)
google code: 7G45+XP7 Grand Rapids, Minnesota
gps: 47.2574188 -93.4906986

General end time plan is for around 4:00.
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Make sure to take the NTD pledge here.

We hope to see you all for a beautiful spring afternoon to start off with fellow trail lovers and hikers!

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