A Handbook for Trail Design, Construction, and Maintenance

The purpose of this handbook is to lay the foundation upon which the North Country NST will achieve a degree of consistency from one segment to another.

by North Country National Scenic Trail


North Country Trail Construction


Published August 1996

About the Author


From bird watching to backpacking the North Country National Scenic Trail provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy many rewarding experiences as it winds it's way across seven northern states. Connecting a host of natural, historic, and cultutal areas from valleys to hilltops, cities to small towns, and everything in between. There is something for everyone to enjoy in each changing season!

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