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2020 North Country National Scenic Trail Highlights

North Country Trail Association (NCTA) OUTREACH Program — Over 2,800 Participants registered for NCTA’s Hike 100 Challenge, a self guided hiking challenge that encourages individuals to hike 100 miles on the North Country Trail in a calendar year. As of January 1st, over 2,200 completed…

2019 North Country National Scenic Trail Highlights

North Country Trail Association (NCTA) OUTREACH Programs —NCTA celebrated the fourth year of the Hike 100 program, encouraging hikers to log 100 miles on the North Country NST; over 1,000 finishers are anticipated.  Next Generation — NCTA connected over 50 members ages 18-28 in the…

Hiking Challenges Gain Attraction During Pandemic

NEW ENGLAND TRAIL #Hike50NET  The Connecticut Forest and Park Association and Appalachian Mountain Club worked closely with the Center for Community GIS to redevelop the New England National Scenic Trail website, which features a new interactive map and overnight site reservation system and pages for…

NPS selects new Superintendent for North Country Trail

by Partnership for the National Trails System, adapted from an August 5, 2019 news release The National Park Service (NPS) selected Chris Loudenslager as Superintendent of North Country National Scenic Trail in Michigan. Loudenslager, who had served as the Trail Manager, assumed his new role…

Bringing a vision to life: North Country National Scenic Trail extends partnerships and trail route

by Kate Lemon, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, North Country Trail Association The North Country Trail Route Adjustment is a project that has been decades in the making. The two main objectives are to reroute the North Country National Scenic Trail (NCT) in northeastern Minnesota to a…