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Volunteer

We need you and your skills! Find out how you can start volunteering with the North Country Trail Association.

Join us in Hocking Hills

Join us April 26-29 in Hocking County, Ohio in partnership with the Buckeye Trail Association for our annual gathering: www.buckeyetrailfest.org.

About Us

Learn more about us and join our community of trail lovers.

Volunteer Resource Center

Check out our complete listing of volunteer resources and training, including the Chapter Leadership Handbook.

Hike 50 & Hike 100 Challenges

Join us for the Hike 50 and Hike 100 Challenges in 2018. Hike 50 or 100 miles and earn a special patch!

Award Nominations Due Feb.3

Now accepting award nominations for our Annual NCTA Awards.

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NCTA’s Mapping Resources – Summer 2017 Update

by Matt Rowbotham, NCTA’s GIS Coordinator The NCTA is moving forward in a number of exciting mapping areas. The impetus behind our current efforts is the opportunity to deliver trail users a unified mapping system. Going beyond paper maps, our current system facilitates direct access to the trail data used to create the official North […]

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2017 Allegheny 100-Mile Hiking Challenge Great Success!

  The Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Chapter of the North Country Trail Association (NCTA) held its eighth annual Allegheny 100 (A100) Mile Hiking Challenge June 9th-11th. The A-100 is an unsupported endurance hiking challenge with no timekeepers, no aid stations, and no finish line other than the one hikers set for themselves. The event challenges hikers […]

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Crews finish their hard work to restore the Kekekabic Trail

  Recently, a significant downfall was cut from across the Kekekabic Trail, an unofficial portion of the NCNST within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern MN. It was the last tree that fell across the western 15 miles of the Kek during last summer’s very strong windstorms to be cut.  These storms left […]