North Country National Scenic Trail

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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North Country National Scenic Trail:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

North Country National Scenic Trail

(North Country Trail Association)
Address:229 E Main St
Lowell, MI 49331

Phone:616-897-5987 - Phone
Fax:616-897-6605 - Fax
Phone:888-454-6282 - Toll Free
Web: www.northcountrytrail.org

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North Country National Scenic Trail

(Trail Administrator - National Park Service)
Address:North Country National Scenic Trail
700 Rayovac Dr, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53711

Phone:608-441-5610 - Phone
Fax:608-441-5615 - Fax
Web: www.nps.gov/noco
Established: March 5, 1980. Description:Conceived in the mid-1960s, this trail links upstate New York with the Missouri River in North Dakota. Trail journeys through a variety of environments: the grandeur of the Adirondacks, Pennsylvania's hardwood forests, the farmland and canals of Ohio, the Great Lakes shorelines of Michigan, the glacier-carved forests, lakes, and streams of northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, and the vast plains of North Dakota. Today more than half the trail is open for public use. Some of the longer segments cross nine national forests and two national park areas along the route.
Legth: 3,200 miles.

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References in periodicals archive ?
The National Scenic Trails Parity Act is simple and common sense legislation that corrects an inequity in the management of National Scenic Trails by the National Park Service, said Andrea Ketchmark, Executive Director North Country Trail Association.
The North Country Trail logged over 77,000 hours of volunteer work in 2013, valued at $1.
A memorandum of understanding between the United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the North Country Trail Association (a non-profit organization that works to create and maintain sections of the trail) delineates the duties of each of the three major organizations involved in the management of the trail (NPS 2000, signed again in 2005).
The North Country Trail is similar in concept to the Appalachian Trail; however, rather than follow a mountain range, it would take visitors through a diverse series of landscapes in seven states.
Conceived in the mid-1960s, the North Country Trail links New York's Adirondack Mountains with the Missouri River in North Dakota.
The North Country Trail Association, for example, maintains a Web site dedicated to the North Country National Scenic Trail.
North Country Trail Association (Ohio): North Country National Scenic Trail
The North Country Trail will build on the existing network of trails in the region and increase outdoor recreation opportunities for New Yorkers and visitors.
Both the Finger Lakes Trail Conference and the North Country Trail Association provide information on places to hike, ski and snowshoe in New York State.
The start of the trail in Allegany State Park is actually a continuation of the North Country Trail.
Mary Coffin is a retired science educator and a member of the Onondaga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club, Finger Lakes Trail Conference, and North Country Trail Association.
This effort united a diverse pool of neighborhood partners, including Little Traverse Conservancy, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, North Country Trails Association, Raven Hill Discovery Center, the City of Petoskey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, along with multiple school districts, day care centers, youth organizations, urban planners, private businesses, and faith-based communities.

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