Our Stories


Sasha Ospina and Dan Vogler: Volunteer Spotlight

  2020 Outstanding Private Landowner Award Sasha Ospina, Circle Pines Center. The Center is a longtime private cooperative that offers many groups a place for retreats in a serene wooded setting. They permitted the Chief Noonday Chapter to take the Trail off-road to go all the way on their property, plus permitted parking for hikers, […]

Jay Readey: Supporter Spotlight

  “In any event, for all these reasons, I wanted to bring my NCT membership current and obtain maps to help plan my trip next year.”   by Jay Readey Based in the south suburbs of Chicago, I am generally a trail lover. One of my crowning achievements is “inventing” and promoting a 220-mile long […]