NCT Hikers take Softies Hike

MARQUETTE – For the next segment of the “Softies Hike” series, he North Country Trail Hikers will day hike the North Country Trail across the Upper Peninsula. Participants can join for any portion of the hike or potluck, dinner at Coco’s or picnic at Lakenenland.

The hike will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Forestville, hiking east to Hawley Street for about 5.3 miles. A 6 p.m. potluck dinner will be held at Marge and John Forslin’s.

The hike will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday, may 18 from Hawley Street to Kawbawgam Pocket Park for 12 miles. Dinner will take place at 5 p.m. at Coco’s.

The hike will conclude Sunday, May 19 beginning at 9 a.m. from Kawbawgam Pocket Park to Lakenenland, where a picnic will be held at 12:30 p.m.

For more information or to sign up, call Marge Forslin at 906-869-4791 or email