North Country Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Segment of north country trail on the chippewa

The North Country Trail passes through the Chippewa National Forest as part of the larger North Country National Scenic Trail.  The trail travels over 4,600 miles from Crow Point, New York to Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota. 

Within the Chippewa National Forest, the North Country Trail meanders through 71-miles of forested lake country.  White Pine forests and rivers overlook beckon travelers along this scenic route.  Discover old homesteads hidden in the "Woodtick Fields" and enjoy the cool waters of the many backcountry lakes. 

North Country Trail Flyer

At a Glance

Fees No Fee
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Walker, Park Rapids, Hackensack, Longville, Remer
Water: Non-potable water available along the trail.
Operated By: NCT Association and Forest Service

General Information


Trail runs parallel to Highway 200.



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71 miles of the NCT trial passes through the Chippewa National Forest. Over 450 miles are in northern Minnesota.


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