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4 Hiking Safety Tips for Hunting Season

By Dan Watson, former NPS Volunteer Coordinator for the NCNST With the coming of fall foliage and cooler weather, trail volunteers and recreational hikers can expect to encounter hunting activity along the North Country Trail for the next several months. Because the North Country Trail crosses through a diverse compilation of landowners, including numerous types […]

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Fire and Flood Safety

by Kenny Wawsczyk, Michigan Regional Trail Coordinator As I write this article today’s high is 65 o but for the past couple weeks it has been hot and humid. And the extended forecast looks to be the same. There’s a lot of clichés about Michigan’s weather and what happened to areas of the Trail during the week […]

6 Fall Hiking Tips

One of the most beautiful hiking seasons along the North Country Trail is upon us. The Trail offers sweeping views of fall foilage, the weather offers a slight chill, and bugs begin to dimish–all adding up to superior hiking experiences. Now is a great time to go explore the Trail. Fall also presents some unique […]