The North Country Trail in North America is estimated to be 4800 miles (7729 kilometers) long, and takes 320 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.
This trail is also referred to as the NCT, and the North Country National Scenic Trail.
It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.
The North Country Trail has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Long Trail Access in Hancock, Vermont, United States and end their hike at the Western Terminus in Pick City, North Dakota, United States.
The North Country Trail Association takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the North Country Trail as its trail association.
|Name||North Country Trail|
|Other Name(s)||NCT, North Country National Scenic Trail|
|Length||4800 miles (7729 kilometers)|
|Far Out Guide||None|
|Trail Association||North Country Trail Association|
|Terminus A||Long Trail Access, Hancock, Vermont, United States|
|Terminus B||Western Terminus, Pick City, North Dakota, United States|
Estimated Total Budget (USD): $13,200.00