The North Country Trail, which stretches from New York to North Dakota, is a long-distance hiking trail that offers outdoor enthusiasts an incredible journey through diverse landscapes, including forests, lakeshores, and scenic vistas.
The North Country Trail is a National Scenic Trail that stretches for 4,800 miles through 8 states from Vermont west to North Dakota. There are two segments of the North Country Trail that pass through Ontonagon County in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula: Ni-Miikanaake Chapter: The westernmost North Country Trail segment in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan stretches for about 55 miles from M-64 west to the Wisconsin-Michigan border west of Ironwood. The trail passes through the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, the Ottawa National Forest, and the Gogebic County Forest. Peter Wolfe Chapter: This section of the North Country Trail stretches from M-64 to near Craig Lake State Park east of U.S. Highway 41 and passes by towns and cities like White Pine, Ontonagon, Bruce Crossing, and Rockland