Celebrate NCT’s 10th anniversary on Nov. 30

The North Country Trail Association’s Itasca Moraine Chapter built and maintains the North Country Trail between Itasca State Park and the Chippewa National Forest.

The North Country Trail Association’s (NCT) Itasca Moraine Chapter is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the completion of the NCT across Hubbard County. All are invited to join the celebration.

On Saturday, Nov. 30, from 1-4 p.m., there will be a guided hike on the Waboose Lake loop trail, north of Nevis. Meet at Cwikla ACE Hardware in Park Rapids at 12:30 p.m. to carpool or meet at the Waboose Lake Public Access at 1 p.m. Meet other hikers and check out the scenic 4-mile trail, which was built by the Itasca Moraine Chapter in 2012.

From 5-8 p.m., join a celebration and social gathering at The Good Life Café, Park Rapids.

The NCT through Hubbard County (between Itasca State Park and the Chippewa National Forest near Walker) was built between 2001-09 by local volunteers of the Itasca Moraine Chapter. The chapter also maintains the trail. It was completed on Nov. 19, 2009.

To learn more about the NCT, share your NCT stories, and find out what NCT volunteers do, contact Bruce at 218-732-8051 or with questions. Check for event updates.

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