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Endless Miles of Beautiful Wilderness

I have run on the North Country Trail during a half marathon and full marathon, so I've traveled at... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
jayersgould
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Bay City
Hike your hike on the NCT

There are a whole lot of miles along the North Country Trail to explore and enjoy. This is a great... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
Travelingwriter31
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Michigan
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A 20-mile hiking trail.
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  • Very good37%
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23 Aug 2016
“Endless Miles of Beautiful Wilderness”
24 Apr 2016
“Hike your hike on the NCT”
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Manistee, MI
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have run on the North Country Trail during a half marathon and full marathon, so I've traveled at least 30 miles of this moderately technical trail. The dense trees and ground cover create a wonderful backdrop for a spectacular experience in nature.

Thank jayersgould
Reviewed 24 April 2016

There are a whole lot of miles along the North Country Trail to explore and enjoy. This is a great way to get away from people. There are no crowds on the NCT. You'll run into mountain bikers, hikers, wild mushroom hunters and trail maintenance...More

1  Thank Travelingwriter31
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Spent 3-4 hours skiing there last weekend. The grooming (traditional/no skating) is first rate and the trail markers are accurate. When they mean advanced (black path) they mean it! Skied the intermediate "Big Wheel" and the advanced "Oh Me". Big downhills. I wonder why they...More

Thank Kirk T
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took parts of the north county trail through the upper peninsula of Michigan. We also started at the beginning of the trail in luddington MI. This trail is amazing for hikers it longer than the Appalachian trail. It covers more states...More

Thank Lwhite0372
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The Manistee section of the NCT is a perfect place to make a 2-3 day loop trail with people that are not frequent hikers. The trail is quite accessible, easy to walk on and not extraordinarily crowded. There are water sources along tyne trail and,...More

Thank Nuno B
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

I was in town for the marathon and it runs the north country trail. The trail was nice and manicured. A lot of roots so watch your step. There was a 10 mile section that was relatively flat and the rest had some moderate hills....More

3  Thank craig t
Reviewed 16 February 2012

I like to run on the North Country trail. The sections along the Manistee River are quite scenic.

2  Thank mjsmith1223
Reviewed 17 December 2011

Very challenging parts on this trail. I'm fairly new to mountain biking so I'm sure if you're more seasoned you'd love this trail. Even though I'm a neophyte I enjoyed the trail. Great workout and beautiful views. We were kayaking from Hopendyl dam and used...More

4  Thank macjimmy
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