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Tom Walker: Volunteer Spotlight

  “Tom’s dedication and diligent work inspires the rest of us to volunteer,” stated Kay Kujawa, member of the Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter Roving Crew. Tom Walker is the Chapter President. Tom has been in a Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter leadership role and an active NCTA member for several years. He takes responsibility for organizing and leading: […]

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: North Dakota

If you haven’t hiked in North Dakota you’re missing out! We’ve released revised editions of our North Dakota map series. These maps cover the NCT as it works its way across 432 miles in North Dakota. The NCT in North Dakota traverses large tracts of grasslands, wetlands and working agricultural landscapes. This unique region stands apart from the […]