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Happy 30th Birthday North Country National Scenic Trail!!!

Yes, it’s true…the NCT turns the big 3-0 today. It was on March 5, 1980 that Congress amended the National Trails System Act to officially designate the North Country National Scenic Trail! Thanks go to Tom Gilbert of the National Park Service, all the trail partners across the 7-states, and all the current and former […]

Arrowhead Re-route bill to get a hearing in U.S. Senate

On March 17th, the Arrowhead Re-route bill will be discussed in a hearing of the Senate’s Energy & Natural Resources Committee’s National Parks subcomittee.   The bill’s (S. 553) official title is “The North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act of 2009” was introduced on 3-9-09 by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).  Al Franken, Minnesota’s junior […]

Butler Chapter’s Annual Cherry Pie Hike

The 2010 Cherry Pie Hike, held on February 20, commemorated our first president, George Washington’s birthday and 1753 journey through Western Pennsylvania. On a beautiful winter day, over 80 attendees enjoyed a history presentation, a hike on the North Country Trail, and, of course- cherry pie!