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.