Explore the Trail



The North Country National Scenic Trail is the longest in the National Trails System, stretching 4,600 miles over 7 states from the middle of North Dakota to the Vermont border of New York. 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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