North Country Trail

The Nation's Longest Scenic Trail

The North Country Trail (NCT) is the longest National Scenic Trail in the national trails system.  With over 4,800 miles through different landscapes including grasslands, farms, forests, and communities, the trail runs through eight states including Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota.  The NCT runs right through the heart of Valley City and goes north to Lake Ashtabula and south to Kathryn.

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Three Chapters NCT Hiking Festival

Join the Central Flyway, Sheyenne River Valley, and Dakota Prairie Chapters in a weekend festival full of unique and fun activities for the whole family! With activities including picnics, movies on the 111 year old historic Scenic theater, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, dining, tours of the Historic Opera House, and so much more.