This Meetup group serves the volunteer-based chapters within Northwestern Minnesota with the goal of building, maintaining, and promoting the nation's longest hiking trail within that region of the State.

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  • 2 days ago · 1:00 PM


    12 Members | 17 Photos

    This is the section 1 of 25 planned hikes to complete the 165 contiguous miles from Hubbel pond in Becker Co. to Cass County near Remer.  The first two hikes are on ... Learn more
  • March 7 · 1:00 PM

    Snowshoe at Itasca State Park

    5 Members | 1 Photo

    Join the Laurentian Lakes Chapter for a snowshoe hike through the pines at Itasca State Park.  Meet at the South entrance trailhead for the 1:00 start.  If there is not... Learn more
  • February 7 · 1:00 PM

    Snowshoe on the North Country Trail

    4 Members

    Meet at Ice Cracking Lodge at 1:00 pm for a shuttle ride to Greenwater Lake Scientific and Natural Area. You'll be guided through this beautiful area. (If not enough... Learn more
  • February 7 · 9:00 AM

    Learn to Snowshoe

    2 Members

    Meet at the yurt at Detroit Mountain and learn snowshoe techniques on the trails. Begins at 9:00 am. Snowshoes are available.
  • January 10 · 1:00 PM

    Celebrate Winter Trails Day

    7 Members | 5.00

    Come out to celebrate winter by cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on Maplelag’s fantastic trail system. Check out Those who would like... Learn more
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  • Matthew Davis founded Hike the North Country Trail in Western Minnesota

    on January 14

Founded Jan 14, 2010

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