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.
Did You Know?
The eastern most point of the North Country National Scenic Trail is located at Crown Point State Historic Site in New York. Crown Point was a French, then a British fort. It was the setting for several novels by Kenneth Roberts including Northwest Passage and Rabble in Arms.