2017 Celebration

  • Registration for the Celebration is now closed. Sorry you missed out. Watch for upcoming announcements about details of the 2018 NCTA Celebration/Buckeye Trail Association (BTA) Trailfest in Hocking Hills


April 26-29, 2018, Logan, OH

The 2017 North Country Trail Association Celebration

will take place in Marquette, Michigan on July 27-29, 2017.

NCT_tagline_021309_CMYKThe Upper Peninsula Chapters of the NCTA invite you to attend the 2017 NCTA Celebration beginning Thurs, July 27 at 8:30 am and ending Sat, July 29 at 10:00 pm at Northern Michigan University’s University Center. Hikes both on and off the NCT, non-hiking activities, break-out sessions, dinners with the National Park Service’s Volunteer-in-Parks recognitions, the North Country Trail Association’s Annual Awards presentation, live auction, and presentations about the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park, the Appalachian Trail in story and song, and an update on the Iron Belle Trail will all be included. Pre and post activities to attend as you travel to and from the Celebration are also in the works. Come meet or renew acquaintances with fellow NCTA members and friends from across the seven states and log some miles for your 2017 Hike 100 Challenge.

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Registration is now open. Click each of the tabs at the top of the page for details.

Registration check-in will begin Wednesday, July 26 at 3:00 pm in the Charcoal Room of Northern Michigan University’s University Center. Click here for a downloadable UC Layout and NMU Campus map to same.