Explore the Trail



The North Country Trail is the longest National Scenic Trail in the National Trails System, stretching 4,600 miles over eight states from North Dakota to Vermont. The Trail traverses through a National Grassland, 10 National Forests, more than 150 federal, state and local public lands; near three of the Great Lakes; past countless farmlands; through large cityscapes; over many rivers; and through the famed Adirondacks.

Whether you’re looking to hike just a few miles, or plan a longer overnight backpacking trip, the North Country Trail offers diverse landscapes and hiking opportunities.

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