Features

Volunteer

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

Take Action

Urge your Senators to get S.363, the NCT route adjustment legislation, moving in the Senate. The companion bill in the House has been passed. This is the last piece of the puzzle to get this done in this session of Congress, and the clock is running out.

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!

National Trails System Act: 50 Years

 2018 marks 50 years since the installment of the National Trails System Act. Join us in celebrating its golden anniversary!

HiketheHill_Blog

Hike the Hill 2018

Advocating for the North Country National Scenic Trail The NCTA is headed to Washington DC this weekend to kick off another Hike the Hill® event, a joint effort between the Partnership for the National Trail System and the American Hiking Society aimed at increasing awareness in Congress and within our Federal agency leadership about the […]

JerryK_blog

Hiking all of the North Country Trail in Wisconsin: Jerry Krause

Fewer than 20 people have completed the entire North Country Trail. But every year, many hikers challenge themselves to attempt longer and longer distances on the NCT, many of them checking off new-to-them sections, accumulating more and more unique miles. Check out our Long Distance Hiking Page for details on our Long Distance Hiking Recognition […]

Comments Off on Hiking all of the North Country Trail in Wisconsin: Jerry Krause Continue Reading →
by Mike Goroski, North Dakota's only waterfall

6 Ways the North Country Trail is Better than a Gym Membership

It’s the season for getting back in shape, and taking an honest look at your health. No matter what state you find your health in as we kick off 2018, the North Country Trail has something to offer you. Here are 6 reasons the North Country Trail is better than a gym membership: It’s Less […]

Comments Off on 6 Ways the North Country Trail is Better than a Gym Membership Continue Reading →