• A hiker enjoys the view along the North Country Trail in New York.

    North Country

    National Scenic Trail MI,MN,ND,NY,OH,PA,WI

Management

The North Country Trail was designated a National Scenic Trail by the Congress on March 5, 1980 and is administered by the National Park Service in accordance with the National Trails System Act. The goal of the Park Service is to fully develop the North Country Trail as a premier hiking and backpacking trail which is nationally signicant in it's scenic and recreational qualities.
 
Small water fall in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as seen from the North Country National Scenic Trail
Waterfall along the North Country Trail in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan.
K. Howell  National Park Service
 

Did You Know?

North Country Road side sign

When completed the North Country National Scenic Trail will be more then twice the length of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.