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Arrowhead Reroute Update

Since legislation passed in 2019, officially giving the Arrowhead Reroute project of the NCNST in Minnesota the green light, NCTA staff, volunteers and partner organizations have been hard at work making it a reality. Matt Davis, NCTA Regional Trail Coordinator for North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, recently provided an update on this exciting project that’s […]

Chippewa National Forest: Trail Section Highlight

The nearly 667,000-acre Chippewa National Forest in north central Minnesota currently hosts 61 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail. It also has a unique history. Following political advocacy by the Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs, concerned about the wholesale loss of forests in northern Minnesota, the Minnesota Forest Reserve was created in 1902 […]

New Maps: Minnesota

Today, we’re excited to announce the next release in our new map series: the NCT in Minnesota. We have 92 maps, coming in at just over 486 miles. The NCT in Minnesota runs through a diverse tapestry of landscapes, perfect for the day or longer distance hiker. Welcome to the Land of Sky-Blue Water! The […]