Adventures Await in Seven States

From New York to North Dakota, you're never far from a great outdoor adventure.

When completed the trail will be the longest continuous hiking trail in the United States. The trail links scenic, natural, historic, and cultural areas across seven states allowing visitors to experience a variety of northern landscapes.

Come and experience your America, at a walking pace.


Trail through Battle Creek Linear Park

Youth Nature Photography Exhibit

The NPS, the North Country Trail Association, and Parks In Focus are sponsoring an exhibit showcasing nature photography taken by area youth.

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Help make the Vision a Reality.

Be a Part of the Trail Community

Built and maintained primarily by volunteers, you can help by becoming a part of the North Country Trail community .

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Finding information on where to go.

Places to Go, Critters to Meet.

From hiking and backpacking to fishing and wildlife watching, the North Country Trail has an endless range of opportunities.

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Many partners equal success.

Trail Partners

The trail continues to grow through the efforts and cooperation of many partner organizations and agencies.

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Logo of North Country National Scenic trail.

Updated Trail Brochure Available!

Check out the updated North Country National Scenic Trail brochure available for download or request by mail.

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