Get the resources you need.
The North Country Trail Association is dedicated to providing its volunteers with the most comprehensive, safe, and accurate resources needed to build, maintain, and promote the North Country National Scenic Trail.
In addition to the guidance listed below, the NCTA Chapter Leadership Handbook is the go-to document for anyone interested in a leadership position within the NCTA.
- Trail Management
Design and build sustainable trail, blaze and sign the NCNST, and stay safe while managing groups of volunteers.
- Volunteer Management
Recruit, manage, and recognize Chapter volunteers.
- Trail Protection
Secure long-term protection of the Trail across private land and effectively partner with our public land management agencies.
- Outreach + Communication
Showcase the NCTA and NCNST, and inspire stewardship.
- Grant + Financial Management
Apply for grants (including JEDI Mini-Grants) and manage Chapter finances.
Lead your Chapter and fellow volunteers with the best resources available.
Learn how to represent the North Country Trail Association accurately with this guidance.
- Trail Towns
Establish, implement, manage, and engage the program in your Trail Town.
Header photo by the NCTA Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter